Total loan: $1,575

Las Mercedes Group

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Caaguazú, Caaguazú Department, Paraguay / Retail

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A loan helped to buy clothes, shoes, and other products for her traveling sales business.

Las Mercedes Group's story

“Las Mercedes” is a committee comprised of women who have the drive to succeed and the desire to get ahead. In addition, they are participating in the poverty elimination program as they strive to overcome their poverty situations.

Maria is one of the members. She is a traveling saleswoman who sells various products. Through her work, she is able to support her family. Maria says that her work requires sacrifice, but she never gives up because she wants to help her loved ones and provide them with a better quality of life. She is striving to excel and accomplish her goals through effort and sacrifice.

Maria is requesting a loan to buy clothes, shoes, and other products so that she can continue her sales and work hard to get ahead.

Note: The photo shows only one person, even though this is a group loan. It was not possible to take a group photo in order to avoid congregating during the COVID-19 pandemic.