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Mujeres Emprendedoras Group
In this Group: Cecilia, Sixta, Celsa, Silvia, Nancy, Antonia, Elsy, Inocencia, Olga, Gloria, Casimira, Rumilda, Liz, Wilma*, Maria*
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The “Mujeres Emprendedoras” (Enterprising Women) committee is from the city of Santaní and is in its 5th cycle with 15 women members. The funds obtained by the committee will be invested in animals and animal feed. All the members work buying and selling live and butchered animals. It’s a very united group capable of carrying out activities that strengthen their household’s and their group’s economies.

Rumilda is requesting this loan to buy animals to then resell them. Rumilda sells the animals in a street market that takes place weekly in the city center and she also sells the agricultural products her husband grows that way too.
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El comité de Mujeres Emprendedoras es de la Ciudad de Santaní, se encuentra en el 5º ciclo y está integrado por 15 señoras. Los fondos obtenidos por el comité se invierten en la compra de animales y balanceados. Todas las integrantes se dedican a la compra y venta de animales vivos y faenados. La Señora Rumilda vende los animales en una feria que se hace semanalmente en el centro de la ciudad y así también vende los productos agrícolas producidos por su marido.
Este comité es un grupo muy unido y capaz de desarrollar actividades que fortalezcan la economía de su vivienda y del grupo.
Rumilda solicita de este crédito para la compra de animales, para después venderlos nuevamente.

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
  • 66
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $33,446,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,182.5
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mujeres Emprendedoras Group's $4,000 loan helped a member to buy animals to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 18, 2012
Jan 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013