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Kuña Rory Group
In this Group: Mercedes, Zara, Mariane, Nancy, Natalia, Basilia, Melchora, Waltraud, Elvecia, Evangelista, Maria, Sonia, Albina, Roberta, Agustina, Maria, Patricia
Kuña Rory is a group of women who work hard: they want to help each other and to provide their families with all the things they themselves couldn't have. They are doing the poverty elimination survey, so that they can understand the individual situations of each member of the group.

One of the members is Waltraud, who sells milk, cheese, and agricultural products, as well as doing decorating. It is important to emphasize the huge effort she puts into moving forward, since this is the only way she can keep growing and keep helping her family.

Waltraud requests this loan to buy supplies such as milk and cheese to stock her business, so she can sell them and continue fighting to grow.
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Kuña Rory es un grupo que viene trabajando arduamente queriendo ayudarse las unas a las otras y dar a su familia todo lo que ellas no pudieron tener. Ellas están haciendo la encuesta de eliminación de pobreza, para poder conocer la situación de cada una de ellas.
Una de las integrantes es la Sra.Waltraud, quien realiza vende leche, queso y productos agrícolas, además de que realiza decoraciones, se debe destacar el gran esfuerzo que ella hace por poder salir adelante, ya que así es la única forma de poder seguir ayudando a su familia y crecer.
La Sra. Waltraud solicita de este crédito para la compra de insumos para surtir su negocio, como ser leche y quesos, para poder venderlos y seguir luchando por crecer.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is part of the innovative “Poverty Stoplight” program developed by Fundación Paraguaya for women living in poverty. A “stoplight” measurement tool is used to help borrowers self-identify the type of poverty that affects them most (lack of income, dearth of financial opportunities, poor living conditions etc.). Borrowers rate 50 areas of their life as green (not poor), yellow (poor) or red (extremely poor). Together with their loan officer, they come up with a plan to resolve yellow and red indicators. Through this program, Fundación Paraguaya hopes to lift 9,000 women and their families out of poverty by 2017.

To learn more about this unique approach to eliminating poverty, you can read this article on Fundación Paraguaya’s website.

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
  • $29,035,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,445.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Kuña Rory Group's $4,300 loan helped a member to buy cheese and milk to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 19, 2013
Listed
Oct 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 16, 2014