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Total loan: $2,575
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Madres Unidas Group

Paraguay
Luque, Paraguay / Retail

A loan of $2,575 helped a member purchase of bijouterie, sweets, wheat, rice, noodles, sugar, breads, yerba, milk, meats, shirts, shorts, pants, plastics, fruits, medicinal herbs, knick-knacks, balloons, gas, lingerie, among others.


Madres Unidas Group's story

The Madres Unidas (United Mothers) committee was formed through the Mujeres Unidas del Asentamiento Evenecer committee from the Caacupemi neighborhood in the city of Aregua. They began with twenty members since neighborhood women who also wanted to be a part of the committee decided to form a new group. The committee is satisfied with its 20 members; this is its third loan cycle with the Mujeres Emprendadoras de Fundación Paraguaya (Women Entrepreneurs of the Fundación Paraguaya).

Rosa L. sells bijouterie and will spend the money to buy more merchandise and raise sales.

Delia F. sells sweets and will spend the money to buy merchandise for her sales.

Daysi F. owns a pantry and will spend the money to buy merchandise for her business.

Maria Lourdes O. sells sweets and will spend the money on more merchandise.

Juana F. sells clothes and will spend the money to buy wholesale clothes.

Maria Nilce M. runs a recycling business and will spend the money to buy plastic for subsequent sales.

Eugenia G. sells sweets and will spend the money to buy more merchandise.

Cirila V. sells medicinal herbs and will spend the money to buy more supplies.

Amada A. sells pastries and will spend the money to buy cooking materials.

Gloria A. sells fruit and will spend the money to buy various fruits to sell.

Clara Báez sells fruit and will spend the money to buy various fruits to sell.

Juana Rojas sells fruit and will spend the money to buy various fruits to sell.

Maria Elizabeth M. runs a recycling business and will spend the money to buy plastic for subsequent sales.

Myrian M. runs a notions store and will spend the money on wholesale merchandise.

Francisca R. owns a pantry and will spend the money on merchandise for her business.

Gavina U. sells balloons and will spend the money to buy supplies.

Maria Alicia F. sells lingerie and will spend the money to buy various wholesale lingerie to sell.

Emiliana N. sells lingerie and will spend the money to buy various wholesale lingerie to sell.

Palmira G. runs a notions store and will spend the money on wholesale merchandise.

Edith L. sells honey and will spend the money on wholesale purchases.

In this group: Rosa, Daysi, Delia, Maria Lourdes, Juana, Maria Nilce, Eugenia*, Cirila*, Amada, Gloria, Clara , Juana, Maria Elizabet, Myrian, Francisca, Gabina, Maria Alicia, Emiliana, Palmira, Edith Adelaida
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Shanti Singh



Loan details

Loan length:

6 months
Disbursed date: March 31, 2009
Facilitated by Field Partner: Fundación Paraguaya

Lenders and lending teams



Loan details

Loan length:

6 months
Disbursed date: March 31, 2009
Facilitated by Field Partner: Fundación Paraguaya