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Virgen De Fátima Group
In this Group: Blanca Isabel, Castorina , Maria, Maria, Teresa , Felipa , Isabel , Maria, Eulalia , Amelia , Juana , Maria, Sonia
This group, Virgen de Fátima, is currently in its third loan cycle with Mujeres Emprendedoras. Its 13 members are all very responsible and hardworking women. They each have a business with which they help their family to survive. Blanca is 36 years old, married with 6 children. She buys and sells herbal remedies in bunches that she gathers herself from the surrounding mountains and forests with the help of her children. She also buys remedies in packets and resells them. She is a very humble and devoted person, who tells us that, even though she has to work a lot, she does not mind because it is all for the sake of her children. She asks for this loan to buy remedies in packets, which will enable her to fulfil her customers' orders.
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Este grupo Virgen de Fátima, actualmente se encuentran en el 3° ciclo del programa de Mujeres Emprendedoras con 13 integrantes, son un grupo de mujeres muy responsables y trabajadoras., todas cuentan con actividades emprendedoras y ayudan a sus familias a salir adelante.
La Sra Blanca tiene 36 años, casada y tiene 6 hijos. Ella se dedica a la compra y venta de remedios yuyos en mazos que ella misma con la ayuda de sus hijos va a buscar en los montes y bosques de sus alrededores, además ella también compra los remedios en sobres que los vuelve a vender. Ella es una persona muy humilde y sacrificada y cuenta que aunque tenga que trabajar mucho no le importa porque todo lo que hace es por sus hijos.
Ella solicita el crédito para la compra de remedios en sobres, con lo cual podrá seguir cumpliendo con 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

  • $8,400
    Average annual income
  • 98
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $32,366,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,270.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Virgen De Fátima Group's $1,425 loan helped a member to buy natural remedies in packets to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 20, 2012
Apr 24, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012