A loan of $1,325 helped a member to buy cookies, candies, soft drinks and other products.

Virgen Las Mercedes Group's story

The communal bank “ Virgen las Mercedes" is a group that belongs to the Programa D. Comité D. Mujeres D. la Fundación Paraguaya. It consists of 10 members who live in the neighbourhood of the Virgen las Mercedes in the city of Curuguaty. They jointly undertake activities in order to develop fully within the program and help one another.

One of the members is Dora. She has a snack store ( a place that sells fast food) well stocked with a great variety of products. Thanks to this business she makes the money necessary to help her family and cover the daily household expenses.

She is asking for a loan to buy cookies, candies, soft drinks and other products to sell in her store. She is grateful for the help given her and her business by the Fundacion.

In this group: Eugenia Nidia, Antonia, Ramona, Dora, Sonia, Ramona, Regina, María, Margarita, Nélida

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Maria Blyth

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