A loan of $5,225 helped a member purchase flour, butter, eggs, cooking fat, and other ingredients for making 'chipa'.


Mujeres Activas Mbuyae Group's story

The loan group “Mujeres Activas Mbayue,” or “Active Women of Mbayue,” was formed with the coming together of several women from the city of Mariano Roque Alonso. They got together with the goal of feeling useful for themselves and for their family in order to improve themselves and fight against poverty.

Teodora is one member of the group. She sells chipa, a typical food of Paraguay [a kind of bread usually made with cassava or corn flour]. She is requesting the loan to purchase flour, butter, eggs, fat, and other ingredients to be able continue making and selling the chipa. She is thankful for the opportunity that she is receiving since it will be very helpful.

In this group: Marina, Virina , Jorgelina , Antonia , Rommy , Dominga , Teodora , Maria, Leidy , Patricia , Esperanza , Juana , Mariana , Ofelia , Alicia , Claudia

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer



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