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Mujeres Trabajadoras Group
In this Group: Maria Estela, Dionicia , Silvina , Sandra , Aida , Hermelinda , Natalia , Teresa , Nidia , Agripina , Maria *, Celia *
* not pictured
The 12 members of the group are working women, which is why the group is named "Mujeres Trabajadoras" [Working Women]. They all want to get ahead, and they know that by working they can do it, which is why the came together to help each other. One group member is Ms. Natalia, who makes pottery by which she supports her family. It is hard work but she is proud of what she does as it is decent, and above all, honest work. She is requesting a loan for the purchase of clay, brushes and paints to keep doing her crafts and thereby continue to earn an honest living to sustain her family.
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Las 12 integrantes del grupo son mujeres trabajadoras, y es por eso que el comité lleva ese nombre. Ellas desean salir adelante y saben que trabajando podrán hacerlo, es por eso que se unieron para poder ayudarse las unas a las otras.
Una miembro es la Sra. Natalia, quien hace artesanías en barro y es con esto que subsiste y ayuda a su familia, es un trabajo muy duro, pero ella está orgullosa de lo que hace, ya que es un trabajo digno y por sobre todo honesto.
Ella solicita el crédito para la compra de barro, pinceles y pinturas para poder seguir haciendo sus artesanías, y de esa forma seguir ganándose honradamente el sustento de 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
  • 85
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    Paraguay Loans Fundraising
  • $35,137,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,450.0
    Paraguay Guarani (PYG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mujeres Trabajadoras Group's $4,650 loan helped a member to buy clay, brushes and paints.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 25, 2012
Oct 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013