A loan of $5,375 helped a member to buy fabric, thread, elastic, buttons, and other supplies.


Mujeres Unidas Group's story

The “Mujeres Unidas” (United Women) comunal bank is comprised of 20 women from the Ciudad del Este. They decided to join the Fundación Paraguaya program in order to be able to help their families by working together.

Porfiria is the president of the group. She makes clothes. With this business she helps her family generate income and improve their quality of life. She says that she always has a lot of work and orders from her customers. Therefore, it is going very well for her.

She is requesting the loan to buy fabric, thread, elastic, buttons, and other supplies in order to be able to keep working. This way she will finish her customers’ orders.

In this group: Porfiria, Maria , Filomena , Lidia , Nilsa , Hilda , Ninfa , Cresconia , Perla , Maria , Francisca , Teresa , Claudia , Berrnardina , Asuncion , Alicia , Leonora , Norma *, Lurdes *, Vanesa *
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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