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Mr. Nelson Ramón M. Cuenca is from Jejui in the district of Choré. He is 27 years old and married to Mrs. Pelagia M. de Irala, who is 28 years of age. They have 2 children and their own home.

In his neighborhood, he operates a well-stocked clothing business, which makes customers giver preference to his shop. His wife helps him run the business, which has been operating now for 2 years. Aside from his clothing shop, he also owns a property in which he raises cattle for both milk and meat sales.

The customer would like to keep expanding his business and increase his merchandise, as well as start selling home products, thus diversifying his selection. Some of the items he will purchase with the loan are t-shirts, pants, winter clothing, buttons, zippers, tablecloths, cups, jugs, and utensils, among others.

Translated from Spanish by Elizabeth Casian, Kiva Volunteer.

El señor Nelson Ramón M. Cuenca es de Jejui distrito de Choré, tiene 27 años de edad, casado con la señora Pelagia M. de Irala de 28 años de edad, tienen casa propia, y 2 hijos.

Tiene un negocio de venta de ropas en general en su barrio, cuenta con buen stock de mercaderías en su negocio lo que hace que sus clientes tengan preferencia de compra en su local. Su señora la ayuda con la atención del negocio que ya tiene 2 años de funcionamiento. Además de su ropería también tiene una propiedad en donde tiene animales vacunos que cría para la venta de leche y carne.

El cliente quiere creciendo y aumentar el stock de mercaderías de su ropería, y también la venta de otros artículos varios para el hogar, así el diversificará las mercaderías que ofrece en su negocio. Algunas de las cosas que comprará son remeras, pantalones, ropa de invierno, mercaderías para mercería como botones, cierres, manteles, vasos, jarras, utensilios entre otros.

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
  • 70
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $35,045,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3,887.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Nelson purchase clothing and home products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 19, 2008
Jul 9, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2009