A loan of $3,300 helped a member to buy shampoo, rinses, hair dyes, hairspray, and other supplies.

6 De Enero Group's story

17 women from Ciudad del Este have come together with the intention of helping one another by working as a team. They are all fighting and hardworking women who make an effort day after day to give the best to their families. The group is currently in its third loan cycle of the foundation's program for enterprising women.

One of the members is Gloria, who works in hairstyling. She tells us that she always has a lot of customers thanks to the attentiveness she gives them. Thanks to her business she's been able to get ahead and help her family. She wants to be able to continue growing and this is why she always tries hard. She's asking for a loan to buy shampoo, rinses, hair dyes, hairspray, and other supplies necessary for her business.

In this group: Mirian Asuncion, Gloria, Eduarda , Vicenta , Lilia , Mirian , Nimia , Graciela , Alba , Delfina , Evaldina , Irma , Gregoria , Cynthia , Antolina *, Bernardita *, Mariana *
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Tamara Hellgren

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