A loan of $3,450 helped a member acquire products to prepare foods such as meats, bread, vegetables, condiments, beverages, etc.

Punta Del Este Group's story

The women in this committee are from the Punta del Este neighborhood of the city of Tobati, which is 26 kilometers from the regional office in Caacupé.

These women are very satisfied with the economic support that Fundación Paraguaya offers them. With this capital, the women are expanding their small businesses and thus increasing their income for a better quality of life.

They are in their 5th loan cycle and have 18 members.

Sra. Olga, who is a member of the group, has a restaurant that is quite busy. She already has a well-established clientele. She offers good service and quality products. She sells fast food and also lunches, soft drinks and other beverages, fruit salads, etc.

She wants to expand her business with more varieties of food, such as dietetic and vegetarian; in addition, with the coming of spring, she wants to sell ice cream and a greater variety of beverages.

In this group: Olga, Rosana, Clara, Teresita, Lidia, Dionicia, Nélida, Basilicia, Gregoria, Maura, Teresa, Mirta, Juana, María, Sofía, Liza, Amelia, Juana
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Pam McMurry

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