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Hermenegildo is an enterprising young man. He started out teaching at a computer science institute, and later became a computer technician and worked his way through school. A few years later he started his own business and became independent. First he opened a shop selling spare parts for computers but that didn't go very well. He closed his business and started working as a computer repairman and teaching people in their homes.

Now he also sells computers and sells and installs circuit systems. In spite of adversity, this young man never gives up. He is requesting this loan in order to purchase computer accessories and spare parts.
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El Sr. Hermenegildo es un joven emprendedor, empezó a trabajar en un instituto de computación como profesor, siguió especializándose como técnico, costeaba él mismo sus estudios fruto de su trabajo. Al pasar de los años se independizó, abrió su propio negocio consistente en la venta de repuestos de computadoras, donde no le fue muy bien, cerró su negocio y empezó a prestar servicios arreglando computadoras y enseñando a domicilio. Ahora también vende computadoras, instalación y venta de circuitos cerrado. Es un joven que pese a las dificultades no se deja vencer.
El préstamo lo pide para usarlo en la compra de repuestos y accesorios de computadoras.

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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
  • 50
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $38,032,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,643.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Hermenegildo to buy computer accessories and spare parts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 20, 2013
Feb 24, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2014