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Mujeres Activas Group
In this Group: Lisia Rosmari, Antonia , Marcelina , Edina , Blanca , Demetria , Elida , Catalina , Nilda , Maria , Marciana , Nora , Maria
The women of the Mujeres Activas Communal Bank are from the city of Caacupé. They are very hardworking people who are very grateful to Fundación Paraguaya because, thanks to the ease of obtaining loans, they can invest in their businesses or start a new one.

The president, Sra. Lisia, lives with her husband and children. She does ñanduti [fine Paraguayan lace] crafts work and also has a small store in her house. She and the other members constantly engage in their businesses and promote mutual integration and try to make their payments early. She is a very resourceful and hardworking woman and saw a great opportunity to progress with the help of the Fundación.

She is requesting this loan to purchase drinks, food, baked goods, dairy products and other items so that she will be able to continue growing as a small business and provide a more varied inventory to her customers.
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Las mujeres del presente comité son de la ciudad de Caacupé. Ellas son personas muy trabajadoras, ellas están muy agradecidas con la fundación porque gracias a las facilidades de los créditos ellas pueden acceder a él y de ese modo invertir en sus negocios y otras iniciar una actividad comercial.
La presidenta, la señora Lisia vive con su marido e hijos, ella se dedica a la artesanía en ñanduti y también tiene un pequeño almacén en su casa. Ella junto con sus compañeras realiza constantes actividades y de ese modo fomentar la integración entre las compañeras y tratar de adelantar sus cuotas. Ella es una mujer muy trabajadora y emprendedora y vio una gran oportunidad de progreso en la ayuda de la fundación Paraguaya.
Ella solicita el crédito para la compra de bebidas, comestibles, panificados, lácteos y demás, con lo cual podrá seguir creciendo como microempresaria y darle más variedad a los 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
  • 77
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $29,572,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,500.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mujeres Activas Group's $2,825 loan helped a member to buy drinks, food, baked goods, dairy products and other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 20, 2012
Listed
Feb 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Aug 15, 2012