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Kuña Guapa Group
In this Group: Rocio, Virna, Lourdes, Liduvina, Lurdes, Silvia, Vanesa, Ramona, Maria, Andrea, Fatyma, Diana, Cristina, Maria, Leonarda
The group Kuña Guapa is carrying out an analysis for the elimination of poverty. Its members are women head of their families, who fight to provide their loved ones with everything they could not have.

One of its members is Virna. In her last survey she showed a level 3 of poverty, which means that she has improved and got ahead thanks to her hard and continuous work in her store. Virma is requesting this loan to buy supplies for her store so that she can offer a variety of products to her clients, such as breads, vegetables, milk, meat, cold meat and cans, among others. She is grateful for this opportunity that will allow her to keep growing.
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El grupo Kuña Guapa está haciendo la encuesta de eliminación de la pobreza, ellas son mujeres jefas de familia que están luchando por poder dar a sus seres queridos todo lo que ellas no pudieron tener.
Una de las integrantes es la Sra. Virna quien en su última encuesta mostró un nivel de pobreza dentro del nivel tres, lo que quiere decir que a través del esfuerzo y el trabajo continuo, y por medio de las ventas que hace en su despensa está creciendo y saliendo adelante.
La Sra. Virna solicita de este préstamo para la compra de insumos varios para surtir más su local y abastecer a su clientela con: panificados, verduras, leche, carne, embutidos, enlatados y demás. Agradece por esta oportunidad que está recibiendo de poder seguir creciendo.

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

  • $8,400
    Average annual income
  • 132
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $31,646,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,354.3
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Kuña Guapa Group's $2,500 loan helped a member to buy bread products, vegetables, milk, meat, cold meat and cans, among others.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 25, 2014
Aug 3, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2014