A loan helped a member to buy cylinders of gas to sell and to pay for the maintenance of her vehicles.


Mujeres Emprendedoras Group's story

The committee named “Mujeres Emprendedoras” is from the area of Encarnación. The members are in their 25th loan cycle with the Women’s Committee Program. They are striving to get ahead. By working as a unified team, they are helping their loved ones and providing them a better quality of life.

One of the members is Lucía, who is married and a mother who has a family business of selling gas. She started modestly, but she now has a well-established clientele, several employees, and vehicles that belong to her business. In the future, she wants to expand her inventory and also expand her shop.

Lucía is requesting a loan to buy cylinders of gas to sell and to pay for the maintenance of her vehicles.

Note: The photo shows only one person, even though this is a group loan. It was not possible to take a group photo in order to avoid congregating during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In this group: Lucía, Margarita, Lucía, Carmen, Nilda, Rosalba, Ana, Blanca, Lorena, Yessica, Juana, Devora, Sandra

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica.


This loan is special because:

It is accompanied by an industry leading poverty-elimination program.



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