A loan of $4,800 helped a member to buy whiskey, beer, wine, energy drinks and other stock items.

8 De Diciembre Group's story

The “8 D. Diciembre” committee is from the city of Villa Elisa. It has 19 women members from that city. They all work together in a cooperative, respectful and mutually supportive atmosphere. The group is in Fundación Paraguaya’s Mujeres Emprendedoras Program’s ninth cycle.

They all define themselves as women heads of household whose main objective is to earn higher income for each of the members and for each of their integral development.

Ángela sells beverages. This is her source of livelihood. She considers herself to be a very hardworking, tenacious woman. She works every day with much sacrifice to proviD. her family with a decent, decorous life. She wants to expand her business someday to be able to store more beverages.

She requests the loan to buy beverages like whiskey, beer, wine, energy drinks and other beverages o stock her store. With this, she’ll be able to attract more customers and offer more variety. The loan makes her hopeful because it will be of great help to her.

In this group: Marta Cirila, Claudia, Dolly, Alba, Celia, Ángela, Gabriela, Marta, Élida, Pércida, Julia, María, Aurora, Myrian, Nancy, María, Jessica*, Rosa*, Guillermina*
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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