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Silvio is 37 years old and has been married to Fatima for 9 years. They have two children together, Axel and Milena, and live in the city of Coronel Oviedo.

Silvio has been working in sales for more than 11 years now. He started as a street vendor with small boxes of knit tops, t-shirts, shorts, hosiery, toys, cosmetics, and other products. His business grew from this small start. Now he has his business in a very strategic location in the city, which is very busy. His spouse Fatima works there, while he continues to work as a traveling salesman in his own vehicle, with a good amount of products. He says that the work is very demanding but that it is worth the effort, since it is in this way that he was able to get his own home and support his family.

He is asking for this loan to invest it in buying knit tops, t-shirts, shorts, hosiery, toys, cosmetics, and other products, so that he continues having a good variety of products to offer his customers.
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El Sr. Silvio tiene 37 años, está casado con la Sra. Fátima hace 9 años, tienen dos hijos juntos Axel y Milena, viven en la ciudad de Coronel Oviedo.
El Sr. Silvio es comerciante hace ya más de 11 años, comenzó como macatero (vendedor ambulante) con pequeñas cajas de Remeras, camisas, short, medias, calzas, juguetes, cosméticos, otros y de apoco fue creciendo. Ahora tiene su local en un lugar muy estratégico de la ciudad, el cual es un lugar muy concurrido donde atiende su esposa la Sra. Fátima, mientras que él sigue haciendo sus ventas ambulantes en su vehículo propio, con buena cantidad de productos. Comenta que es muy sacrificado el trabajo pero que vale la pena, ya que de esta manera pudo conseguir para su casa propia y mantener a su familia.
Solicita este crédito para invertirlo en la compra de Remeras, camisas, short, medias, calzas, juguetes, cosméticos, otros para que así siga teniendo buena variedad que ofrecer a sus clientes.

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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
  • 76
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $35,099,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,005.5
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Silvio to buy knit tops, t-shirts, shorts, hosiery, cosmetics, and other products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 28, 2013
Mar 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014