A loan of $5,150 helped a member to buy fruit.

San Rafael Group's story

San Rafael Communal Bank is in its twelfth loan cycle with the Fundación Paraguaya's women's program. It has 20 members, all of whom got together with the idea of helping their families and getting ahead. Thanks to their work, they're achieving this.

Juana, the president, makes a living selling fruit. She says that her group has helped her a lot to get ahead and that she has improved with the support of her companions. Juana is a very enthusiastic person who wants to continue to grow and help her family.

She's requesting the loan to be able to invest in buying fruit to stock up and help her family get ahead.

In this group: Juana, Gladys, Lidia, Delia, Rita, Alice, Leticia, Jorgelina, Catalina, Rosalinda, Ysmilce, Ismelda, Evelín, Hilda, Nilsa, Isaura, Yanina, María, Sonia, Edith*
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall

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