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Kuña Katupyry Potrero Group
In this Group: Geronima, Mirna , Hilaria , Ramona , Guillermina , Maria , Teodora , Aurelia , Nidia , Haydee , Agustina , Vviana , Gregoria , Josefa , Apolinaria *, Lucy *
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The Kuña Katupyry Potrero women's committee are on their second loan cycle within Fundación Paraguaya's entrepreneurial women's program. They are very hard-working women who have a great desire to do well and help their families.

Geronima is the committee's president. Her business is selling vegetables and she tells us that, through her work and with the help of her group, she has been able to improve her income a little. Her dreams are to have a large store, continue growing her business and become a great micro-businesswoman. She is requesting this loan to buy tomatoes, peppers, onions, cucumbers and other vegetables. This will enable her to continue working and improving her income. She will also be able to continue working towards her dream.
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El Comité de Mujeres de nombre kuña katupyry Potrero está trabajando en el segundo ciclo del programa de mujeres emprendedoras de la fundación paraguaya. Son mujeres muy trabajadoras y con muchas ganas de salir adelante y poder ayudar de esa forma a sus familias.
La señora Geronima que es la presidenta del comité, se dedica a la venta de verduras, y nos comenta que mediante su trabajo y la ayuda de su grupo ha podido mejorar un poco sus ingresos. Su sueño es poder tener una tienda grande, con lo cual podrá seguir creciendo y ser una gran microempresaria.
Ella solicita el crédito para la compra de tomates, locotes, cebollas, pepinos y demás verduras, con lo cual podrá seguir trabajando y mejorando sus ingresos, y a la vez poder seguir luchando por su sueño.

Additional Information

About Fundación Paraguaya

Fundación Paraguaya is a financially self-sustaining social enterprise that promotes entrepreneurship in urban and rural areas through microfinance, education programs, and more. Its focus on agriculture has helped many farmers boost their crop yields. And a number of other borrowers have taken out loans to start and grow social businesses that have helped deliver eyeglasses, medicines and other helpful services in their local communities.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Paraguay

  • $8,400
    Average annual income
  • 52
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $37,305,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,470.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Kuña Katupyry Potrero Group's $2,400 loan helped a member to buy vegetables to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 26, 2012
May 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2012