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Señora Ada is married to Señor Hilario, who is an agricultural technician. They have two daughters who are in school. She, along with her family, were living in the Chaco (a large, semi-arid plains region), and she worked only as a housewife. Since her daughters wanted to go to school, they decided to more to Luque. Ada has studied dressmaking, thinking of setting up a workshop in her own house, since 1989.

Now she has a little dressmaking workshop, and her dream is that someday she can enlarge her shop and in this way also be able to give work to other people.

She is applying for the loan in order to purchase fabrics, threads, needles, buttons, etc., with which she will be able to continue working and making the clothes that she has orders for. She defines herself as a person with a great will to advance and continue progressing.
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La Sra. Ada está casada con el Sr. Hilario, quien es técnico agropecuario, tienen 2 hijas que están estudiando en el colegio. Ella, junto a su familia vivían en el chaco y ella solamente era ama casa, y ya que sus hijas querían estudiar, decidieron mudarse a Luque. Ada estudió corte y confección pensando en montar para su taller en su propia casa, desde el año 1989.
Actualmente tiene un pequeño taller de confección y su sueño es que algún día pueda ampliar su taller y de esa forma también poder dar trabajo a otras personas.
Ella solicita el crédito para la compra de Telas, hilos, agujas, botones, etc., con lo que podrá seguir trabajando y confeccionando las prendas que recibe como pedidos. Ella se define como una persona con muchas ganas de salir adelante e ir progresando.

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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
  • 99
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $32,360,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,290.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Ada to buy fabrics, threads, needles, buttons, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 26, 2012
Apr 24, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013