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A loan of $2,950 helped a member purchase of clothing, fabrics, flour, oil, meats, corn meal, yarns or thread, cosmetics, fruits, and other items for sale.


Mujeres Unidas Y Luchadoras De San Juan Del Paraná Group's story

The committee of San Juan Del Paraná is composed of 16 members. All the women engage in productive activities, such as: itinerant food sales, sale of clothing, sale of fruits, dressmaker, etc. The amount that each woman receives ranges from 300,000 to 1,400,000 PYG. All the women are applying their loans to businesses they are currently operating.


1. Silvia Bustamante S., itinerant sale of fruit.
2. Gloria Estela S. Torres, sale of natural remedies.
3. Nohelia Noemi López Rodríguez, clothing sales.
4. Elena V., itinerant sale of food.,
5. Gertrudis A. de Almada, clothing sales in a stall.
6. Griselda Q. Bogado, itinerant sales of cosmetics.
7. Feliciana G. de Meza, itinerant sales of merchandise.
8. Julia F. Gómez, sale of vegetables.
9. Liliana Isabel A. López, itinerant sales of merchandise.
10. Zulma O. Ayala, sale of natural remedies
11. Liduvina R. López, sale of corn meal
12. Carmen López de Arellano, sale of cheese buns
13. Norma Beatriz O. F., sale of handicrafts.
14. Juliana G. Chávez, stall for selling merchandise.
15. Barsilisa P., dressmaker
16. Ramona F. Vera, itinerant sales of merchandise.

In this group: Silvia , Gloria, Nohelia, Elena, Gertrudis, Griselda, Feliciana, Julia, Liliana, Zulma, Liduvina, Mirian, Norma, Juliana, Barsilisa, Ramona

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Rick & Pat Brown



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