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Felix Alonso R. started working at a very young age in a service station where he stayed for 15 years. His wife worked as a school teacher. With the passage of time Felix was tired of being an employee and decided to start his own business. He bought a mini bus and he works as the driver. His wife is now retired.

Felix is married and has three daughters. He is so proud to have provided his daughters with a good education because today all three are excellent professionals. He also provided them with comfort and was able to fulfill all their necessities.

Translated from Spanish by Erika Lindig, Kiva Volunteer.

Félix Alonso Ramírez empezó a trabajar desde muy joven en una estación de servicio y permaneció por quince años trabajando en el mismo lugar. Al mismo tiempo, su esposa trabajaba como maestra en una escuela. Con el correr de los años Félix se canso de ser un empleado y decidió comenzar un emprendimiento, compró un ómnibus y trabaja como chofer. Actualmente su esposa ya es jubilada.

Félix está casado y tiene tres hijas. El se enorgullece de haberle brindado a sus hijas buena educación, porque hoy día las tres son excelentes profesionales. También les brindo comodidad y pudo satisfacer todas sus necesidades.

Additional Information

About Fundación Paraguaya

Fundación Paraguaya is a financially self-sustaining social enterprise that promotes entrepreneurship in urban and rural areas through microfinance, education programs, and more. Its focus on agriculture has helped many farmers boost their crop yields. And a number of other borrowers have taken out loans to start and grow social businesses that have helped deliver eyeglasses, medicines and other helpful services in their local communities.

About Paraguay

  • $8,400
    Average annual income
  • 51
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $37,911,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,047.4
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Felix maintenance repairs for his mini bus.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 29, 2008
Jun 11, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2008