A loan of $3,000 helped a member to purchase drinks, vegetables, beef, chicken, among other items.


Edjiwengatuwa Group's story

The group called Edjiwengatuwa is in its first cycle of the women entrepreneurs program. They are from a city far from the area of Curuguaty which still growing. It’s an area difficult to access which is why the members of this group want to fight to grow and to give the area where they live a better environment so that it continues to slowly grow. Margarita is one of the members of this group. Through her own small store she helps her family by providing them with their daily necessities. She is a fighter who says she started with very little but later through her work has grown. She is requesting this loan to be able to invest it in the purchase of supplies for her store such as drinks, vegetables, beef, chicken, among other items. This way, she can continue offering a good variety to her customers.

In this group: Maribel, Margarita, Elizabeth, Maria, Diana, Cornelia, Felicita, Antonia, Dominga, Carmen, Tomasa, Rosa, Arminda, Luisa, Mirta, Amada, Victoriana
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Diana Lima



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