A loan of $4,125 helped a member to purchase aluminum, cardboard, plastics, wood carbon, soft drinks, beer, wine, liquors, produce, sugar, herbs, flour, cooking oil, pastries, milk products, meats, pasta, rice, and starch.

Women United Group's story

This committee "Mujeres Unidas" has more than 2 years since its creation and they are supported by Fundacion Paraguaya. This organization retains most of the individuals of this committee as members. They work at different occupations but they all work towards self-improvement despite their limited schooling and training.

They run different kinds of businesses which include: recycling, merchandise sales, produce sales, food sales, carbon sales, and drink sales amoung other productive businesses. They are striving towards a better future for their children, and this is why they work twice as hard to make sure that their children can secure a good education and later have good jobs.

The businesses run by these women are diverse, and they are listed here below:

-Candida M. , Recycling.

-Maria R. , Laundry services.

-Mercedes A. , Recycling.

-Maria A. , Drink sales.

-Ramona G. ,Soft drink sales.

- Gloria L. , Produce sales.

-Maria S. , Recycling.

-Elba C. , Fruit sales.

-Fátima A. , Food sales.

-Graciela R. ,Craft sales.

-Celina R., Recycling.

-Mirian F. , Food sales.

-Gloria Lezcano, Groceries.

-Ignacia A. , Food sales.

-Elba E. , Craft sales.

-Mercedes de P. , Food sales.

-Veronica F. , Recycling.

-Genara A. , Soft drink sales.

-Maria Antonia M. , Carbon sales.

In this group: Candida, Maria*, Mercedes*, Maria, Ramona, Gloria, Maria, Elba, Fatima, Graciela, Celina, Mirian, Gloria, Ignacia, Elba, Mercedes, Veronica, Genara, Maria

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer

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