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Mr. Adolfo is 40 years old. He lives with Ms. Estelvina who is 32 years old, and they have school-age children who are dependent on them. They live in the center of the city of Itá. Mr. Adolfo has a sewing shop there where he makes various kinds of clothing, such as trousers, overalls, and shorts.

Adolfo says that thanks to the foundation and other loans he has received, his business has continued to grow and improve. He is a very hard-working person and wants to continue investing in his business. That is why he is applying for this loan to buy thread and expand his sewing shop. With time, Adolfo's goal is to work as a large-scale clothing manufacturer so he can increase his income and improve his and his family's quality of life.
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El señor Adolfo tiene 40 años, está acompañado con la señora Estelvina de 32 años, tienen hijos en edad escolar y a su cargo, viven en el centro de la ciudad de Itá donde don Adolfo tiene un taller de costura en el cual realizan terminación de diferentes tipos de prendas de vestir tales como calzas, buzos y shorts.
Adolfo comenta que gracias a la fundación y a otros créditos que ha recibido ha ido creciendo y mejorando. El es una persona muy trabajadora y desea seguir invirtiendo en su negocio, es por ello que solicita este crédito para la compra de hilo y ampliación de su taller de costura. Con el tiempo su anhelo es trabajar como confeccionista a gran escala para de esa manera pueda aumentar sus ingresos, mejorar su calidad de vida y la de su familia.

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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
  • 81
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $35,137,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,012.4
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Adolfo to buy thread and expand his sewing shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 21, 2013
Mar 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014