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Roberto is 26 years old and is from the city of Paraguarí. He lives with his wife, Rossana, and he is a very hardworking young man who is dedicated to his job and making a way for himself in life.

Roberto runs a small business where he sells new and used cellular phones as well as accessories for phones. Roberto also repairs broken or damaged cell phones, offers photocopy services at his store and also sells ice cream, cakes and other food items to clients. With the profits from his store, Roberto supports his family.

With the support from this loan, Roberto plans to purchase accessories and replacement cell phone parts to stock his store and continue offering high quality services to his clients. He hopes this investment will help him to continue providing for his loved ones and will improve his quality of life.
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Roberto tiene 26 años, es de la ciudad de Paraguarí, vive con su señora, quien se llama Rossana. El es un joven muy trabajador, que lucha y se esfuerza por salir adelante.
Roberto tiene una casa de venta de celulares, accesorios, reparaciones, fotocopias también venta de helados, tortas y con el tiene los medios necesarios para poder seguir ayudando con los gastos de la casa.
El solicita de este crédito para poder invertirlo en la compra de accesorios, repuestos para celulares, y demás productos para poder seguir dando a sus clientes un buen servicio. El es un joven que quiere salir adelante y ayudar a sus seres queridos.

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More information about this loan

This loan is designed for young people aged 15 to 25 whose families are living in poverty and who wish to start a new business or improve an existing business. As part of its Youth Entrepreneurship program, Fundación Paraguaya’s staff members offer mentorship, as well as training courses and workshops in finance and business administration. Borrowers also receive standard benefits like health coverage and life insurance. This type of loan is not offered by most other financial institutions in Paraguay. Young borrowers are often considered to be too risky because they lack prior credit history or business experience.

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
  • $37,907,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,129.3
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,325 helped Roberto to purchase accessories and replacement cell phone parts for resale at his store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 19, 2013
Apr 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013