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Mujeres Alegres Group
In this Group: Florentina , Bernardina, Claudia, Leonida, Fatima, Rocio, Rasaria, Celia, Myrian, Bernarda, Felipa, Dolly, Ana, Maria, Magdalena, Liz*, Graciela*
* not pictured
The women of this group are from the “Costa Alegre de la compañía cabañas” neighborhood of the city of Caacupé. They are hardworking and united ladies, each working different activities as part of the group. In this way they are able to get ahead on their payments and pay off large loans in a short time.

The ladies are very grateful to Fundación Paraguaya, because, thanks to this institution, they are able get their loans easily. It also provides them with constant learning, for them and their children, through the “Aflatoun” program. This way they are able to enrich their knowledge and help them maintain their households. The members have completed their 14th loan cycle and have been in the program for approximately four years.

One of the members is Florentina R., who is a seamstress and makes ladies’ and men’s clothing. She’s been doing this for a good amount of time and has lots of customers who patronize her, because they like her work. She’s able to help her family through this business; and through the group she can better her skills, improve her work, and at the same time better manage her resources through her account.

She is asking for this loan in order to buy fabrics, thread, fasteners, buttons, and other accessories that she uses for her creations.
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Descripción: Las mujeres del presente comité son del barrio Costa Alegre de la compañía cabañas de la cuidad de Caacupé.
Son muy trabajadoras y unidas, realizan actividades diversas como grupo, así pueden adelantar el pago de sus cuotas y acceder a un crédito mayor en un corto plazo.
Las Señoras están muy agradecidas con la Fundación Paraguaya, porque gracias a la institución pueden acceder a créditos con facilidad, también a constantes capacitaciones, ahora también capacitaciones para con sus hijos, con el programa de aflatoun; con eso enriquecen sus conocimientos y ayudan al sustento de sus hogares.
Las integrantes ya culminaron hoy su ciclo crediticio número 14, poseen una antigüedad de 4 años aproximadamente.
Una de las integrantes es la señora Florentina R. quien es costurera de ropas para damas y caballero.
Ella se dedica a esta actividad hace buen tiempo y tiene muchos clientes que acuden a ella ya les gusta su trabajo.
Con esta actividad puede ayudar a su familia y mediante el comité ella se capacita y mejora su trabajo y al mismo tiempo utiliza y administra mejor los recursos con que cuenta.
Solicita el préstamo para la compra de telas, hilos, cierres, botones, y otros accesorios que ella utiliza para su confeccion.

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
  • 138
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $31,646,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,750.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mujeres Alegres Group's $1,650 loan helped a member supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 20, 2010
Listed
Sep 14, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jan 15, 2011