A loan of $3,400 helped a member purchase of clothing for the winter season, like jackets, pants, and sweatshirts.

Las Mercedes Group's story

The Mujeres Las Mercedes [The Mercedes Women] committee from the Mercedes neighborhood was formed due to the desire of the members to start a group with members that would work and help eachother. They approached Fundacíon Paraguaya to join The Committee of Entrepreneurial Women program. Currently, the committee is in its sixth cycle and all are very satisfied with the successes they have had.

Petrona H. has a business that offers all kinds of household products. She wants to develop her business by selling clothes. For this she is asking for a loan to buy winter clothes like jackets, sweatshirts, sweaters, and pants.

She is very grateful for the loan that the group has received, has already been able to invest in her business and will be able to increase her income.

In this group: Petrona, Gladys, Barbara, Graciela, Amalia, Maria, Cristina, Juana, Irma, Myrian, Rosalia, Florentina, Eustacia, Josefina, Felicita, Marlene, Benita, Estela, Liz, Asunción , Maria *
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Flavia Garcia (vol)

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