A loan of $3,725 helped a member compra de carbón para la posterior venta.

Mujeres En Accion Group's story

This committee is in its sixth loan cycle. It is located in the city of Asunción. The group currently has 22 members who all came together so that they could make more income and thereby ease their daily expenses.

Carolina is 28 years old and has two children. She sells charcoal. Her children help her to diviD. up the charcoal and deliver it to the local neighborhood stores in the city on a cart. Carolina does all her work in the afternoon and returns home when it gets dark. She is a very beautiful lady who is brave because she works hard every day in order to get ahead in life and help her husband with their expenses. She is requesting this loan to buy charcoal as she knows that by having more in stock, she will not be taken by surprise by her customers' orders.

In this group: Fani, Gabriela, Lidia, Idalina, Guadalupe, Maria, Myrian, Luisa, Elsa, Dionicia, Maria, Beatriz, Rosalia, Tadea, Alejandrina, Toribia, Petrona, Neyda, Rosalia, Carolina, Rocio, Wilma*

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard

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