A loan of $3,900 helped a member to buy fabric for use in a sewing woorkshop.


Yaguarón Poty Group's story

The communal bank Yaguaron Poty arose due to a meeting the members had with the Fundacion with the idea of getting to know more about the benefits offered by their program for entrepreneural woman which they found to be an excellent opportunity to improve their income,s become independent and pay their own expenses. All of them are committed to working very responsibly, with solidarity and mutual respect. Currently they are in their 7th cycle and are rated excellent. The group consists of 15 enterprising women who invest their loans in their respective business activities. One of the members is Señora Herma who is a dressmaker. She describes herself as a hardworking and selfsacrificing woman. She says that she starts her working day at a very early hour as she always has a lot of orders and is always very busy. Thanks to this business she has been able to get ahead with her projects as well as help her family. She is asking for a loan to buy fabric which is essential to her work. She is grateful to the Fundacion as the loan will be of great help to her business.

In this group: Maria Isabel, Ramona, Lidia, Herma, Inocencia, María, Mercedes, Julia, Nilsa, Delia, Máxima, Blanca, Katerine, Maria*, Juana*
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Maria Blyth



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