A loan of $2,950 helped a member purchase merchandise & supplies.


Divino Niño Group's story

The Divino Niño Committee has been working with loans from Fundación Paraguaya for one year. The group has 20 members and we were able to speak with 2 of them.

Sra. Julia G. has been operating a small kiosk from home for the past six months with the help of her husband. She sells candy, sodas, juices, frozen foods, etc. With her loan, she hopes to expand her small business.

Sra. Margarita R. is a self-sacrificing woman. She sells hamburgers, empanadas, and drinks in the early evenings until very late at night. She also sells clothing in the neighborhoods around her home.

This is a new committee that hopes to grow and succeed. The other members are engaged in the following activities:

Julia Azucena G. sells groceries Margarita R. sells sewing supplies and clothing Neide C. is a seamstress Romina R. is a hairdresser Pablina R. sells groceries Maura P. sells cleaning supplies Carmen F. offers cleaning services Mari C. is an interior designer Juana C. sells clothing Virginia V. makes dresses Elvira A. sells clothing Maria R. is a cook Selva Pintos sells cleaning supplies Maria V. R. is a hairdresser Deysi O. sells cosmetics Petrona R. sells groceries Antonia R. sells lingerie Maria Luisa R. sells groceries Mercedes V. sells clothing Edy Graciela B. sells cleaning supplies

In this group: Julia, Margarita, Neide, Romina, Pablina, Maura, Carmen, Mari, Juana, Virginia, Elvira, Maria, Selva, Maria, Deysi, Petrona, Antonia, Maria Luisa, Mercedes, Edy
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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