Total loan: $500

Virgen Del Carmen Group

Ita, Central, Paraguay / Services

Virgen Del Carmen Group's loan finished fundraising,
but these similar borrowers just need a little more help to reach their goals!

A loan helped to buy fabric, thread, elastic bands, and other products.

Virgen Del Carmen Group's story

The Virgen del Carmen group is comprised of friends and neighbors in the city of Itá, They are seeking ways to improve the quality of life for themselves and their families. They are in their 6th loan cycle of the women's committee program.

Aurilia is one of the members. She makes a living as a sewer. She says that this work has allowed her to help her family and give them a better quality of life. She is an enterprising person who, since a young age, has worked and fought to succeed and get ahead. She also says that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, her business has been affected, as well as her sales and her income. She says that she is looking for a way to be successful and, thus, to be able to open her business to get ahead.

She is seeking a loan to buy fabric, thread, elastic bands, and other products so she can keep sewing and also invest capital to get ahead.

Note: There's only one person in the photo, but this is a group loan. It was not possible to take a group photo due to social distancing because of the COVID-19 pandemic.