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Luz, 36, has a salon attached to the clothing store in her house. Before, she worked in a salon in Asunción for 3 years. Later, she started to work in her neighborhood door to door to be able to be close to her child and not leave him in the care of others.

8 years ago, she achieved her dream of having her own salon attached to her house. Now her son is 15 and she longs to give him a better life, especially his studies so that he can continue to a university degree.

She is asking for this loan to buy jeans, shirts, t-shirts and the like to be able to stock her business and continue offering a good variety to her customers.
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La Sra. Luz tiene 36 años y tiene una peluquería anexo venta de prendas en su casa. Anteriormente trabajaba en una Peluquería de Asunción por 3 años, donde trabajó y después empezó a trabajar hacia su barrio casa por casa para poder estar cerca de su hijo y no dejarle a otros su cuidado.
Hace 8 años logró su sueño de tener su propia peluquería en su casa. Ahora su hijo tiene 15 años y su anhelo es darle una vida mejor especialmente en el estudio para que pueda seguir una carrera universitaria.
Ella solicita de este crédito para la compra de jeans, camisas, remeras y de esa forma poder surtir su negocio y seguir ofreciendo una buena variedad a sus clientes.

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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
  • 59
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $33,587,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,449.4
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,250 helped Luz to buy apparel like jeans, shirts and t-shirts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 29, 2013
Aug 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014