A loan of $1,950 helped a member to buy supplies and cleaning products like soaps, softeners, deodorizers, and others.


Mujeres Alegres Group's story

The Mujeres Alegres (Happy Women) communal bank is from the city of Encarnación. Thanks to the work that they have done, they are in their third cycle. They got together because they saw a good opportunity to get ahead and help their families.

Juana is one of the members of the group. She has two children, and she is married to Patrocinio. She is a laundress, and they mutually help each other to give the family everything it needs.

Juana is a very determined woman, and she likes what she does.

Juana says that she will use the loan she is requesting from the Fundación to buy supplies and cleaning products like soaps, softeners, deodorizers, and others.

All of the members are grateful for the great opportunity that they are receiving through which the will be able to help their families.

In this group: Juana Cancia, Elvira , Maria , Jorgelina , Silvia , Wilma , Deysi , Hipolita , Betty , Maria , Limpia , Vanessa , Eliana *, Sandra *, Blanca *
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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