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

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