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Unidas Group
In this Group: Hermelinda *, Felicita , Angelica , Elisa , Estelvina , Bienvenida , Toribia , Gricelda , Emilia , Fidelina
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The 'Unidas' (United) committee was formed when several neighbors from the same community, in the city of Santaní, joined together as a group. This committee is in its first loan cycle with ten [female] members who are all very hard-working and tenacious. They are heads of their respective families and every day they work as hard as they can to provide their children with a decent and respectable life.

Gricelda is a very hard-working lady who raises animals. She owns a reduced group of animals and she dreams of some day owning a farm with a lot of animals.

Gricelda is requesting this loan to buy more animals to raise as well as feed for them. She has her hopes placed in this loan as it will be a great help for the projects that she plans to undertake.
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El comité Unidas se formo con la union de varias vecinas de la comunidad de la ciudad de Santaní. Este comite se encuentra en el primer ciclo, el mismo cuenta con diez integrantes, todas son mujeres muy trabajadoras y luchadoras, son mujeres jefas de familia, que cada día se esfuerzan al máximo para darle a sus hijos una vida decorosa y digna.
Doña Gricelda, es una señora muy trabajadora que se encarga de la cría de animales, posee un grupo reducido de ellos y sueña con algún día tener una granja con muchos animales.
Solicita el crédito para la compra de mas crías de animales, ademas de los alimentos que estos consumirán. tiene las esperanzas puestas en el crédito ya que le sera de gran ayuda frente a los proyectos que ella pretende emprender.

Additional Information

About Fundación Paraguaya

Fundación Paraguaya is a financially self-sustaining social enterprise that promotes entrepreneurship in urban and rural areas through microfinance, education programs, and more. Its focus on agriculture has helped many farmers boost their crop yields. And a number of other borrowers have taken out loans to start and grow social businesses that have helped deliver eyeglasses, medicines and other helpful services in their local communities.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Paraguay

  • $8,400
    Average annual income
  • 77
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $35,099,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3,990.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Unidas Group's $1,400 loan helped a member to buy animals to raise as well as balanced feed for them.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 24, 2011
Jun 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012