A loan of $1,350 helped a member to purchase chipas (typical Paraguayan cheesy buns) for selling.


Kuña Guapa Group's story

The “Kuña Guapa" communal bank began thanks to the promotions made in the area. They're in their first loan cycle of the program for enterprising women. It is comprised of ten ladies who hope to keep united with the group and to improve their children's education with the training the program provides them. They hope to reach for the highest level.
Cynthia is part of the group, and she tells us that she works every day, starting at the earliest hours. Thanks to that effort she has been able to support her family and make a living. She sells chipas, which are a traditional dish in Paraguay. The business does well, since people always eat chipas, no matter what season of the year it is.
She requests the loan in order to purchase chipas so that she can have enough for her daily sales. She thanks the Fundación and Kiva for the help she's getting.

In this group: Carolina, Cynthia , Ramona , Marina , Gloria , Beatriz , Maria , Gregoria , Maria *, Mirta *
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Renata Wolff



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