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Milciades comes from a humble family that is dedicated to making and selling handicrafts. Milciades sells his products from house to house in different cities around the country. He carries them on his shoulders so that his products can be seen. He has been doing this work for over 20 years, with which he provides for his family. He is asking for this loan to invest in the purchase of blankets, hammocks, etc. so that he can continue working as he has been doing.
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El Sr. Milciades proviene de una familia humilde que se dedica a la confección de artesanías y su posterior comercialización.
El Sr. Milciades ofrece sus productos casa por casa en diferentes ciudades del país, lleva sobre sus hombros para que se pueda visualizar el producto. Lleva más de 20 años realizando dicha labor ya que es la actividad con la cual puede mantener a su familia.
Pide este préstamo para poder invertirlo en la compra de colchas, hamacas, etc., y de esa forma poder seguir trabajando como lo viene haciendo.

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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
  • 62
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $37,907,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,435.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD
A loan of $1,025 helped Milciades purchase blankets, hammocks, etc. to sell.
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 26, 2014
Apr 8, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 8, 2014