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Carlos is 35 years of age, unmarried and without children. He lives in the F. Island region, in the city of Carapeguá. He works as a traveling salesman of many types of goods since about 20 years ago, and also works on a ranch with his family.

Carlos is a gentleman, who is hard-working and enterprising, and who has increasingly progressed as a businessman. Today he already owns to two motorcycles and some cattle, which might serve as collateral and which he'll save to use in a future transaction. Due to his past loans, he's been able to succeed, thanks to his good administration and sacrifice.

With this loan, he plans to purchase sports shoes and blankets / quilts for re-sale.

Translated from Spanish by Mayra Gould, Kiva volunteer.

El señor Carlos tiene 35 años de edad, es soltero y sin hijos, vive en la compañía F. Isla de la ciudad de Carapeguá. Se dedica a la venta ambulante de mercaderías hace ya veinte años y también trabaja en la chacra con su familia.

Es un señor muy trabajador y emprendedor, que cada vez más va progresando como comerciante, hoy día ya tiene dos motocicletas y ganados vacunos, que le sirven como una garantía y reserva para cualquier eventualidad. A través de sucesivos créditos ha podido salir adelante gracias a su buena administración y sacrificio.

Con el crédito comprará calazados deportivos y colchas para la venta.

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
  • 84
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $35,137,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,015.3
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Carlos to purchase sports shoes and blankets or quilts for re-sale. (compra de calzados deportivos y colchas).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 15, 2008
Sep 1, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2009