Total loan: $3,475

Isla Umbu Poty Group

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PILAR, Neembucu, Paraguay / Retail

Isla Umbu Poty Group's loan finished fundraising,
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A loan helped to buy ingredients to make food and also to buy various items to stock her shop.

Isla Umbu Poty Group's story

The group called Isla Umbu Poty is made up of 19 women. They are in the 10th [loan] cycle of the women's group program. The majority of them work in commercial activities. They are in the poverty elimination program, where they all fight for a better quality of life for their loved ones.

Atanacia is one of the women; she makes a living and sustains her family through the sale of food and also has a shop with all kinds of products. She says that thanks to this, she can help her family. She is a very hardworking person who fights to be able to grow and get ahead, and so that her loved ones will not lack anything.

She is a self-sacrificing person who, in spite of the difficulties, doesn't give up and fights for her family to give them a better quality of life.

She is requesting this loan to buy ingredients to make her dishes and also to be able to buy various items to stock her shop and be able to continue with her sales.

Note: Only one person appears in the photo, but this is a group loan. The group photo was not possible in order to avoid the gathering of people, due to the Covid-19 pandemic.