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Total loan: $1,875
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Comite Cerrito Group


A loan of $1,875 helped a member buy thread and fabric.


Comite Cerrito Group's story

The Cerrito Women’s Committee was formed on March 24th, 2008, thanks to the current general director, Antoliana Fernández, who sells handicrafts. She contacted the advisor, who had a group in the same area. She inquired about the Committee of Enterprising Women’s Program. Once she was informed about the Program, she was able to get 15 women together. They are now comfortably working together as a supportive team during the sixth cycle of the program. It is an excellent group thanks to the supportive work they do, and they currently continue working in the program.

The loan is for their different businesses like selling food, selling sewing supplies, buying merchandise, selling bookstore items, selling drinks, selling chickens, selling fruits and vegetables, selling sports lottery tickets, selling brooms, and selling clothes, etc.

All of them run their businesses to raise funds. They help each other reach the common objectives that they all have within the group and with the Paraguaya Foundation.

They actively participate in weekly meetings and have formed an impeccable collective effort.

1 Antoliana Fernández Sells handicrafts 2 Cantalicia Q. Sells Avon products 3 Liduvina Colmán Sells food 4 Ma.Zunilda G. Sells brooms 5 Brigida S. Sells food 6 Rumilda Vázquez Sells clothes 7 Ladislaa P. Sells sports lottery tickets 8 Sadi S. Sells chickens 9 Josefa Morínigo Sells fruit and vegetables 10 Marisel E. Sells food 11 Fidelina O. Snack bar 12 Magin A. Grocery store 13 Nilsa P. Sells food 14 Ma. Griselda T. Kiosk 15 María M. Book store

In this group: Antoliana, Cantalicia, Liduvina, Maria, Brigida, Rumilda , Ladislaa, Sadi , Josefa, Marisel , Fidelina, Magin, Nilsa, Maria Gricelda, Maria
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



Loan details

Loan length:

5 months
Disbursed date: January 23, 2010
Facilitated by Field Partner: Fundación Paraguaya

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Loan details

Loan length:

5 months
Disbursed date: January 23, 2010
Facilitated by Field Partner: Fundación Paraguaya