A loan helped a member to invest in capital for her business and stock it with products for sale.

Kuña Guapa Group's story

The group is called Kuna Guapa (which means hardworking woman), this group was formed with the union of friends and neighbors of the city of Ybycui, they look for a way to improve their quality of life in conjunction with the training the Paraguayan foundation offers them to get ahead. In addition, each member has their own entrepreneurship that they work on to offer the best to their families.
One of the members is Eloisa, who in addition of being a member is the president of the group. She is an entrepreneurial lady that with much sacrifice and effort has been able to get ahead. She indicates that facing the current crisis the world is going through due to the Covid-19 pandemic, has impeded their ability to work normally and generate the means to help their families and this has resulted in consequences to their business. She mentions she needs to invest a bit more in capital of her convenience store to get it going again, she also wants to invest in products to stock up her business. She is grateful for the opportunity that she gets to be able to continue working.
Note: In the photo there is only one person, but this loan is for a group. It wasn't possible to do a group photo, this was to avoid gathering of people due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

In this group: Eloisa, Vilma, Etelvina, Lorenza, Francisca, Justa, Catalina, Florencia, Sonia, Maria, Magdalena, Elida, Silveria, Angelina, Bonifacia, Nidia, Pablina, Maria, Basilia, Sandra, Martina, Aparicia, Josefina, Mariela, Albina, Maria

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sofia Burt.

This loan is special because:

It helps borrowers withstand negative economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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