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Kuña Pojoaju Group
In this Group: Lidia, Elsi , Nilda , Marciana , Maria , Graciela , Sinforiana , Mirta , Pabla , Petrona , Elvira , Viviana , Mirna , Juana , Gricelda *
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This communal bank was set up thanks to one of the members, who was already part of another foundation, and who decided to set up another communal bank where she could also help her neighbors and friends.

Lidia is one of the members, she is the chair of the group, and she tells us that she makes her living by selling ice-creams of all flavors and of a high quality. It is thanks to this work that she been able to support her family and give them what they need from one day to the next without going short. She describes herself as very hardworking and a fighter, and someone who is very keen on getting ahead and continuing to work.

She is seeking the loan to buy ice-cream, which she can continue to be well-stocked, and that way offer her customers a larger variety.
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Para la formación del presente comité se inicio gracias a una de los miembros, quien ya había formado parte de otro programa de la fundación y decidió formar un comité donde también pueda ayudar a sus vecinas y amigas.
Lidia es una de las miembros, es la presidenta del grupo, y ella nos comenta que se dedica a la venta de helados de todos los sabores, y de muy buena calidad. Es gracias a este trabajo que ella ha podido ayudar a su familia y darles lo que necesitan para un día a día sin necesidades. Se define como una persona muy trabajadora y luchadora, y con muchas ganas de salir adelante y seguir trabajando.
Ella solicita el crédito para la compra de helados, con lo cual podrá seguir bien surtida y de esa forma ofrecer una mayor variedad a 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
  • 60
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $28,869,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,300.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Kuña Pojoaju Group's $3,325 loan helped a member to buy ice-cream to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 29, 2012
Listed
Apr 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Aug 15, 2012