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Oscar, 46, is married to Isidora. Both of them were born in the city of Caacupé. They have three children who live with them and also help them in their family business.

Oscar makes a living with an ice cream shop and selling empanadas. His store is in his house. He also has several vendors who go through the streets selling on foot with their ice cream carts.

He's requesting the loan to remodel his store and to make empanadas.

He's grateful for the help and for this opportunity, which will be very useful for him to continue working.
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El señor Oscar tiene 46 años, está casado con la señora Isidora ambos nacidos en la ciudad de Caacupé, tienen 3 hijos, quienes están con ellos, y que también los ayudan en su negocio familiar.
El señor Oscar se dedica a la Heladería y a la venta de empanadas y tiene su local de ventas en su casa, también tiene varios vendedores que recorren con sus carritos para helados que venden en forma ambulante.
Solicita el crédito para remodelar su local de ventas y para la elaboración de las empanadas. Agradece por la ayuda y la oportunidad que está recibiendo, ya que le será muy útil para poder seguir trabajando.

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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
  • 59
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $37,911,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,012.4
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Oscar to expand his space and to buy ingredients for empanadas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 18, 2013
Mar 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014