A loan of $4,900 helped a member to buy clothing to resell.


Mujeres Luchadoras Del Barrio San Pedro Group's story

This group was formed in the city of Encarnación, which developed as a result of promotions in the area. It is a well established group, which has been working with the foundation since 2008. They are currently in their 13th loan cycle. They are a group with many abilities and a strong desire to get ahead.

One of the group members is Lelia. She works as a maid and also earns income selling clothing by going door to door. She is someone who has made many sacrifices and who above all is a hard worker. She said that thanks to her work she is able to help with the day to day expenses of her household.

Lelia has requested a loan to use to buy clothing which she will resell. She is very thankful because thanks to this help she has been able to increase her income and the income of her family.

In this group: Delia, Miriam , Lelia , Domitila , Lucía , Gladys , Isabel , Alice , Benjamina , María , Delia , Apolinaria , Virginia , Elva , Lucidia , Elizabeth , Betty *, María , Digna *
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Tricia Kell



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