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Mr. Alfredo G. is a 49-year-old man who is married with Ms. Asuncion. They have three school age children together.

Mr. G. has been a tailor for 16 years. He previously worked for a popular clothing brand as a tailor, but he later decided to start his own small tailoring and embroidery business. His wife takes the orders and collects the payments.
Thanks to the family’s efforts, they finished building their own house and always manage to cover the children’s educational expenses. Their business is also growing.

This loan will be invested in purchasing the supplies needed to make school uniforms.

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El Sr. Alfredo tiene 49 años y esta casado con la Sra. Asuncion y tiene tres hijos de edad escolar.
El Sr. Alfredo se dedica a la costura hace 16 años. Anteriormente trabajaba para una marca de ropas muy conocida como costurero, luego se decidio a crear su propia mini empresa de costura y bordados de ropas para todo tipo de empresa. Los pedidos y las cobranzas lo realiza su Sra.

Gracias al esfuerso de toda la familia terminaron de construir su vivienda propia y solventar los gastos de estudio de sus hijos, tambien estan creciendo comercialmente.

Este credito invertira en la compra de materia prima para la fabricacion de uniformes para colegios.

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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
  • 71
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $35,049,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 5,080.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Alfredo purchase fabric, thread, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 30, 2009
Mar 9, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009