A loan of $4,975 helped a member to buy fabric and supplies.


Santa Rosa Group's story

This committee of hard working women is called Santa Rosa and was formed on July 3, 2008. With lots of effort and motivation they are now in their 10th loan cycle, in a very united way within the program.

Aside from their individual work, they also work together to raise funds for the group.

One moving story is that Luciana B., who sells crafts, tells us that the loan and advice she’s been getting all these years from Fundacion Paraguaya, allowed her to greatly improve her business and its management.

She has a number of looms in her home, where she also has a large number of weaved items at good prices. This business helped her household financial situation improve greatly.

The activities with Fundación Paraguaya are very important for the members of the group, because they were able to develop their training as a team. It also raised their self esteem as working mothers. .

In this group: Luciana, Rafaela, Nerliz, Celsa, Maria Bernardita, Sila, Mirian, Lidia, Ana, Justina, Olga, Genoveva, Ramona, Mariza, Dania, Rosalba*, Juana*, Jacinta*
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Hugo Reyes



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