A loan of $3,475 helped a member to buy meat, milk products, vegetables and other groceries.

Fortaleza Group's story

The “Fortaleza” ("Fortress") committee consists of eighteen women from Ciudad del Este. They are all hardworking, with a desire to get ahead and to help their families.

The group's director is Ramona, who is getting ahead and helping her family, thanks to her work and dedication. She has a well-supplied grocery where she works every day from early in the morning. She wants to keep working and helping her family.

She is seeking a loan to buy meat, milk products, vegetables and other products so she can offer her clients a greater variety of goods.

In this group: Ramona Fidelina, Lidia, Monica, Teresa, Mirna, Elva, Maria, Josefa, Mirian, Luciana, Maria, Mirian, Artemia, Norma, Natividad, Graciela, Librada*, Alicia*
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ross Forman

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