A loan of $2,800 helped a member to buy milk and tools for the production of cheese.


Kuña Katupyry Group's story

This committee was formed by Rebeca R. and Maria Vidalia S.. They approached the Fundación Paraguaya office to get involved in the Women Entrepreneurs Program. They invited their friends and neighbors and decided to work together to get ahead and improve their quality of life. There are 18 humble, working women in this group that must earn a living each day.

Maria Vicia is dedicated to the production and sale of cheese. On some occasions she also sells milk. She is known for being very careful with her work. Her family fights against poverty every day and she has faith she will overcome this situation by working hard. Maria is requesting this loan to buy more milk and tools for producing cheese. She has faith that the investors will support both her and her group.

In this group: Rebeca , Maria Griselda , Maria Ester , Eva , Maria Vidalia , Hermogena , Norma , Silvia , Ilda , Aurelia , Ramona , Maria Vicia , Andrea , Joaquina , Graciela , Dora , Liz *, Rocio *
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Anne Rodriguez



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