A loan helped a member to buy animals to rear and feed for the animals to eat.


8 De Diciembre Group's story

This close knit group called “8 de Diciembre” was established by friends and neighbours coming together in Curuguaty City. All the members are focused on the goal of being able to grow, not just in financial terms but also as people. The members are tenacious, enterprising and seek ways to ensure that their families' lack nothing.

Miramar is one of the members, she makes a living from rearing and selling farm animals . Her business is modest and she explains that despite daily challenges she does not give up looking for ways to get ahead in life. Despite her speech impediment caused by a cleft palate , she never gives up and always commits herself fully to making ends meet. She is a humble person who strives to better herself and provide the best for her family.
She is applying for this loan to buy animals to rear and feed for them to eat. She is grateful for the opportunity to continue to work as she has been doing.
Note: Only one person appears in the picture, however this is a Group Loan. It was not possible to take a picture of the Group because of the need to maintain social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic.

In this group: Blanca, Ignacia, Paola, Rafaela, Fabiola, Fatima, Guillermina, Adriana, Juana, Marimar, Liz, Cristina, Maria, Raquel, Maria

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Nic Couldrey.


This loan is special because:

It encourages disabled entrepreneurs to start their own business.



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