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Mujeres Unidas (United Women) Group
In this Group: Dora, Ana, Ida, Victoria, Mirian, Maria, Mirian, Ida , Catalina, Elsa, Rosa, Romina, Cecilia, Ramona, Modesta, Nimia
This group of women formed in the San Miguel neighborhood through a contact at Fundacion Paraguaya. All its members are in sales, but they deal in a variety of products, such as cafeteria meals, cosmetics, dairy products, and cleaning supplies.

Each woman will receive a different loan amount, between 300,000 to 2,000,000, and will apply it toward her own business activities.

Additional Information

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.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Paraguay

  • $8,400
    Average annual income
  • 57
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $33,516,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,910.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mujeres Unidas (United Women) Group's $3,750 loan helped a member to purchase food items, yarn, cosmetics, and other supplies for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 30, 2009
Oct 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 21, 2010