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Mujeres Trabajadoras Group
In this Group: Lucia, Gladys, Limpia, Gregoria, Rosana, Benita, Angela, Blanca, Lidia, Dionisia, Silveria, Maxima, Zunilda, Mirian, Maria, Jessica, Natalia, Sandra, Amelia*
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This group is called 'Mujeres Trabajadoras' (Hard-Working Women) because all of its members are hard-working, tenacious women who give 100% so that they can get ahead in life and cast aside their financial limitations.

Gladys is a seamstress who has been married to Jorge for ten years. The couple have two children. She is requesting a loan to buy fabric, needles and thread for making baby clothing. Gladys' goals are to continue growing in her business, to buy more sewing machines and to provide her family with a better lifestyle.
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El grupo lleva por nombre“ Mujeres trabajadoras“ ya que sus miembros son realmente mujeres trabajadoras y luchadoras, que se esfuerzan al maximo para poder salir adelante y poder romper las limitaciones economicas.
La sra. Gladys es costurera, esta acompañada hace 10 años con el señor Jorge, con quiene tiene 2 hijas .Ella solicita el credito para la compra de telas, agujas, hilos para la confeccion de prendas para bebe. Gladys tiene como meta ir creciendo en su negocio e ir comprando mas maquinas de coser y brindando asi un mejor estilo de vida a su familia.

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
  • 101
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $32,366,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,500.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mujeres Trabajadoras Group's $2,725 loan helped a member to buy fabric, needles, threads, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 30, 2012
Jun 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2012