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A loan of $3,100 helped a member to buy small pigs to raise them and buy feed.


Madre Central Group's story

The communal bank Madre Central has reached its 4th cycle, all the women work in animal husbandry raising animals like chickens and pigs as well as selling eggs and cheeses.

Mondays to Fridays they go to the market to sell their products opposite the fundacion paraguaya office. They are from an area far from the city, and do not have much access to communications, but this is why they work hard to be able to provide for their families and their community.

Lidia is a member who raises and sells animals, she is asking for this loan to buy small pigs so she can raise them and also feed for her other animals. She is grateful for the opportunity she is receiving from Kiva and the foundation.

In this group: Magdalena, Lidia, Nicolasa, Arminda, Maria, Lidia, Gloria, Carmen, Mirian, Lourdes, Mirna, Cerafina*, Estela*
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sara Godwin



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