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Total loan: $1,225
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8 De Diciembre Group


A loan of $1,225 helped a member the loan funds granted to members of this group were used, in large part, for the purchase of merchandise such as clothes, fruits, vegetables, dairy products. Said items were purchased by the women who are merchants. The seamstresses bought items such as thread, fabric, needles, etc.


8 De Diciembre Group's story

The group 8 de Diciembre (“8th of December”) was formed thanks to the joining together of women from the neighborhood of the same name, located in the city of Villa Elisa. All the members of the group have businesses to invest the loan funds into, or will use the funds to start their own micro-enterprises.

Several members are seamstresses dedicated to making traditional clothing and other handmade items. Other members of the group sell clothing and other products.

The members receive on average an amount of Gs. 300.000.

The members are:

1. Perla Maria R. - Dressmaker
 2. Claudia C. – Undergarment Sales
 3. Maria R. – Clothing Sales
 4. Cira R. -- Dressmaker
 5. Maximina E. - Bakery
 6. Patricia G. – Lottery Ticket Sales
 7. Angela B. – Cosmetics Sales
 8. Ramona A. - Lottery Ticket Sales 9. Dominga C. - Lottery Ticket Sales 10. Myrian S. 
 11. Gabriela G. - Café
 12. Cirila M. – Grocery Store 13. Victoriana Estigarribia – Food Sales
 14. Celia B. – Clothing Sales 15. Silvia T. - Food Sales 16. Elida G. – Grocery Store
 17. Julia M. - Food Sales 18. Percida M. – Fruit Sales
 19. Mariela C.. – Purse Sales
 20. Lucia A. - Lottery Ticket Sales

In this group: Perla , Claudia, Maria , Cira , Maximina, Patricia, Angela, Ramona , Dominga, Myrian, Gabriela, Cirila, Victoriana, Celia *, Silvia , Elida, Julia , Percida, Mariela, Lucia
*not pictured

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Loan details

Loan length:

5 months
Disbursed date: March 27, 2009
Facilitated by Field Partner: Fundación Paraguaya

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Loan details

Loan length:

5 months
Disbursed date: March 27, 2009
Facilitated by Field Partner: Fundación Paraguaya