Activistas Unidas Group
One of the activists is Dalila who upon joining the group, was found to be below the poverty line, but after the effort and application of the vital comportment of a successful woman, together with her work as a manicurist and pedicurist door to door, she achieved improvement of her conditions of life.
Dalila is requesting this loan to be able to invest in nail polish, nail clippers, nail files, and other inputs, and in this way, to continue offering good service to her customers.
Dalila is grateful for the opportunity she is receiving to enable her to continue growing.
La Sra. Dalila pide este préstamo para poder invertirlo en esmaltes, alicates, corta uñas, limas y demás, y de esa forma poder seguir dando un buen servicio a sus clientes. Agradece por esta oportunidad que está recibiendo, con lo que podrá seguir creciendo.
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 ParaguayaFundación 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
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