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Total loan: $2,875
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Mujeres Luchando Por El Progreso Group


A loan of $2,875 helped a member purchase merchandise.


Mujeres Luchando Por El Progreso Group's story

The group Mujeres Luchando por el Progreso (Women Fighting for Progress) is in its ninth loan cycle in the Entrepreneurial Women program of Fundación Paraguaya. They are located in the areas of Paiñu and Ñemby. They are all neighbors who collaborate with the strength of their group and their community. They have now been working with Fundación Paraguaya for over two years and are a very strong group. The older members are withdrawing 1,000,000 guaranis, and the newer ones 300,000 guaranis. They have a savings of 2,500,000 guaranis. The majority of them are single mothers and are the sole support for their families. These working mothers, who excel through their efforts, are strengthened by their group.

The constituents are:

Marta Irene Y. - Clothing sales Juana R. - Fruit and vegetable sales Claudia B. - Tailoring Maria de B. - Haberdashery Ilse R. - Food sales Analia Y. - Food sales Marcia L. - Clothing and linen sales Josefa G. - Fruit and vegetable sales Elva P. - Food sales Josefina C. - Natural remedy sales Aurora C. - Clothing sales Miguela C. - Food sales Karina G. - Bazaar Aurora E. - New and used shoe sales Ilsa A. - Candy sales Celestina B. - Food sales Juana A. - Beverage sales Maria C. - Basic goods sales

In this group: Marta Irene, Juana*, Claudia*, Maria, Ilse, Analia, Marcia, Josefa, Elva, Josefina, Aurora, Miguela, Karina, Aurora, Ilsa, Celestina, Juana, Maria
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Trisha Bury



Loan details

Loan length:

5 months
Disbursed date: April 3, 2009
Facilitated by Field Partner: Fundación Paraguaya

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Loan details

Loan length:

5 months
Disbursed date: April 3, 2009
Facilitated by Field Partner: Fundación Paraguaya