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Ada Luz
Ada is 38 years old. She is married to Hilario Cantero, who is 46. He is an agricultural technician and is working in the Chaco. They have two daughters who are in high school.

Ada was living in the Chaco as a housewife, but when their daughters wanted to study she decided to move with them to the city of Luque. Ada studied dressmaking with the idea of setting up her own shop at home in 1989.

She currently has a small dressmaking studio and her dream is to be able to grow her business one day. Thanks to this loan, she will be able to purchase fabrics and other accessories for making clothes.
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La Sra. Ada tiene 38 años. Ella esta casada con el Sr. Hilario Cantero, quien es de 46 años. El señor es técnico agropecuario y está trabajando en el Chaco. Ellos tienen 2 hijas que están estudiando en el colegio.

Ada vivía en el Chaco siendo solamente ama de casa, pero sus hijas querían estudiar por lo que decidieron mudarse a la ciudad de Luque. La señora estudió corte y confección pensando en montar para su taller en su domicilio en el año 1989.

Actualmente cuenta con un pequeño taller de confección y su sueño es que algún día pueda ampliar su taller. Gracias al crédito actual pudo comprar telas y otros accesorios para la confección de ropas.

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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
  • 98
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $32,366,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,993.4
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Ada Luz purchase of fabric, thread, needles, buttons.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 7, 2009
Apr 24, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2010