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Renacer Group
In this Group: Gilda, Isabel, Basílica, Reina, Florentina, Francisca, Bernardita, Amalia, Leoncia, Graciela, Emilce, Felicita, Gilda, Edith, Patricia, Cándida, Amelia
15 km from the Office of Paraguiri, in the city of Yaguarón, a group of women who wanted to start businesses joined together so that they could increase their working capital, and thus improve their quality of life and that of their families. The women contacted Fundación Paraguaya in order to learn about its program, and when Fundación Paraguaya offered them an opportunity they accepted it, since no other institution had already made them an offer.

The group is made up of women who work in different productive activities that allow them to generate income for their families. Gilda P. is a dressmaker and has many customers who go to her house to order suits and uniforms for their jobs. Isabel, Francisca, Bernadita, Leoncia, and Edith run refectories in different schools, where they mainly sell fast food, candy, and soft drinks.

Basílica S. and Graciela O. each have a grocery store where they sell all kinds of merchandise. Reina Q., Amalia Saldívar and Patricia V. make a living selling various fruits and vegetables. Florentina is a craftswoman and makes a living weaving traditional Paraguayan fabrics.

Emilce Gonzáles and Amelia F. have a kiosk, while Felicita C. is a street vendor who sells a variety of merchandise. Gilda Martínez works as a domestic servant and wants to buy a variety of merchandise so she can sell it and thus increase her income. Finally, we have Cándida V., who makes a living selling Chipa, which is one of the most popular traditional foods in Paraguay.

The name of this group is Renacer, and it is made up of 17 active and enterprising women. They are currently in their fourth loan cycle and have an excellent rating.
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En la ciudad de Yaguarón, distante a 15 Km de la Oficina de Paraguarí, se reunieron unas mujeres con ganas de emprender actividades productivas y otras para aumentar su capital de trabajo con el fin de mejorar su calidad de vida y la de su familia, de ahí que se pusieron en contacto con nosotros para interiorizarse sobre el programa, quienes aceptaron por la oportunidad que se les está ofreciendo ya que ninguna otra institución lo ha hecho.



Este grupo esta conformado por mujeres con distintas actividades que le generan ingresos para sus familias. Gilda P. es modista y posee muchas clientas que van a su casa solicitando la confección de vestidos y uniformes para sus oficinas; las señoras Isabel, Francisca, Bernardita, Leoncia y Edith poseen cantinas en distintas escuelas y colegios en donde venden principalmente comidas rápidas, golosinas y gaseosas.



Basílica S. y Graciela O. poseen una despensa cada una, en donde comercializan todo tipo de mercaderías. Reina Q. Amalia Saldívar y Patricia V. se dedican a la venta de distintos tipos de frutas y verduras. Florentina es artesana y se dedica a la costura de telas típicas de nuestro país.



Emilce Gonzáles y Amelia F. tiene un kiosco, Felicita C. es vendedora ambulante de diversos tipos de mercaderías. Gilda Martínez es empleada doméstica y está deseosa de poder comprar mercaderías varias para vender y así incrementar sus ingresos. Por último tenemos a Cándida V. que se dedica a la venta de una de las comidas típicas más consumidas en nuestro país y que se llama Chipa.



El comité lleva por nombre Renacer, quienes actualmente se encuentran en el cuarto ciclo, con calificación excelente, integrada por 17 emprendedoras y activas mujeres.

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
  • 61
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $27,639,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3,990.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Renacer Group's $3,675 loan helped a member your loans will be invested in each of their respective activities, such as purchasing fabric, candy, cornstarch, lard, meat, beverages, baked goods, oil, noodles, sugar, rice, flour, dairy products, various fruits and vegetables, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Oct 17, 2008
Listed
Oct 1, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Mar 16, 2009