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Mujeres Luchadoras Group
In this Group: Andresa Beatriz, Fátima, María, Martina, Norma, Juana, Ana, María, Amada, Isolina*, Lidia, Blanca, Isabel, Nancy, Luisa, María, Mirian, Agustina, Mercedes
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The group Mujeres Luchadoras (Women Fighters) are from the city of Villa Elisa. They have 19 members and they are in the 9th cycle of the program for women entrepreneurs at the communal bank. They all get together every so often for mutual support and for other activities, which helps them to continue growing together.

An example of their work is Martina, who sells chickens. She has been doing this for a long time and thanks to that she already has a good business. She is known as a hard working, fighting woman, who is interested in moving her family forward and helping in her home, so that they don’t need anything.

She says that the business is going well and that she wants to continue investing in it, so that is why she is asking for a loan, in order to buy chickens in quantity, so that in this way she will have them available in order to meet the requests of her clients.
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El Comité Mujeres Luchadoras de la ciudad de Villa Elisa, cuenta con 19 integrantes, en esta oportunidad se encuentran en el noveno ciclo D. Programa de mujeres emprendedoras de la fundación. Todas ellas se reúnen cada cierto tiempo para darse apoyo y también realizan otras actividades en conjunto para seguir creciendo.
Un ejemplo de trabajo es la señora Martina, quien se dedica a la venta de pollos. Hace ya un buen tiempo trabaja en ello y gracias a eso formó ya una buena clientela. Ella se define como una mujer muy trabajara y luchadora, que tiene como interés sacar adelante a su familia y ayudar en la casa, para que no les falte nada.
Ella comenta que le va muy bien en el negocio y quiere seguir invirtiendo en el, por lo que solicita el crédito para la compra de pollos en cantidad, para que de esa forma tenga más cantidad y pueda hacer frente a la demanda de sus clientes.

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

  • $4,555
    Average annual income
  • 67
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $28,811,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,220.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mujeres Luchadoras Group's $4,225 loan helped a member to buy chickens to sell later.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 13, 2011
Listed
Nov 12, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Mar 15, 2012