A loan of $2,875 helped a member to buy blouses and other items of clothes to stock up her shop.

Virgen De Fatima Group's story

Virgen de Fatima (Virgin of Fatima) is the name of this group composed of 16 women form the town of Luque. They are all friends and neighbors, and they all consider the Fundación Paraguaya’s Mujeres Emprendedoras program an important help for them, and for this reason they decided to join it. They are currently working their third cycle of the program and the are very happy about it.
Silvia is a member of the group: she is 33 years old, she is married to Jorge, a civil servant, and they are blessed with 2 children, who are the main reason behind their daily efforts.
Silvia sells lingerie, and she says that thanks to the good quality of the clothes she sells she can already count on established customers, and she is very successful. She is requesting a loan to buy blouses and other items of clothing to offer a wider variety of lingerie.

In this group: Estela Elizabeth, Silvia, Blanca, Amelia, Teresa, Celia, Irma, Eugenia, Victoria, Laura, Limpia, Basilia, Noelia, Nelida, Tomasa, Marian

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Emanuela Villa

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