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Mujeres Trabajadoras Group
In this Group: Carlina Concepcion, Zulema , Silvia , Digna , Agustina , Mirian , Eva , Patricia , Erna , Viviana
This members of this group live in the city of Encarnacion. They started the group in 2010 after being contacted by a representative of the Foundation and this will be their 5th round of Foundation funding.
Our member, Sra. Carlina, has 2 children. Her partner is Sr. Ricardo. She has operated a crafts business for many years and the income she earns from the business helps her husband with the family's expenses.
Sra. Carlina is applying for a loan that she will use to buy the supplies she needs--fabric, thread, buttons, paint, etc.--to carry on her business and support her family.
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Este grupo de la ciudad de Encarnación surgió por contacto de una de las integrantes con la Fundación, el grupo se encuentra en el 5º ciclo, opera con la Fundación desde el año 2010 y gracias a su trabajo están saliendo adelante.
Una de las integrantes del grupo es la Sra. Carlina, quien tiene 2 hijos. Ella está acompañada con el Sr. Ricardo y cuenta que ella se dedica hace varios años a realizar manualidades de todo tipo, con los cuales ayuda a su marido con los gastos de la casa. Carlina es una persona con mucha creatividad, y es gracias a esto que puede sentirse útil.
Ella solicita el crédito para la compra de telas, hilos, botones, pinturas y demás, con lo cual podrá seguir haciendo sus manualidades y ayudando a su familia.

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
  • 31
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $37,305,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,441.5
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mujeres Trabajadoras Group's $2,125 loan helped a member to buy supplies for her crafts business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 31, 2012
Sep 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013