A loan of $2,000 helped a member buy sugar, meat, flour, eggs, jeans, t-shirts, skirts, shirts, fabric, soft drinks, vegetables, organ meats, cassava melons.


San Antonio De Padua Group's story

This group formed because Mrs. Sara F. liked the Mujeres Emprendedoras of the Fundacion Paraguaya program. She decided to invite her neighbors and friends from the La Floresta neighborhood to work and progress together. Because they are organized, their group prospers. They work independently in their work as a seamstress, sellers of clothes, food, fruit, jewelry, etc. The loan is for an average of $120 each.

The members are: 1Sara F. - Seamstress 2 Eliodora S. – Clothing Sales 3 Victorina B. – Fruit Sales 4 Perla V. – Fruit Sales 5 Librada P. – Food Sales 6 Gladys V. – Mini Market 7 Lourdes Y. – Sells Cassava Melons 8 Maria V. – Sells Edible Organ Meats 9 Julia B. - Sells Cassava Melons 10 Maria L. – Sells Fruit 11 Atanacia O. – Sells Food 12 Eladia V. - Sells Cassava Melons 13 Carmen A. - Sells Cassava Melons 14 Maria B. – Sells Meat 15 Zunilda L. – Sells Chickens 16 Mirta D. - Sells Food 17 Ana T. - Photocopies

In this group: Sara, Eliodora, Victorina, Perla, Librada, Gladys, Lourdes, Maria, Julia, Maria, Atanacia, Eladia, Carmen, Maria, Zunilda, Mirta, Ana
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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