A loan of $3,250 helped a member buy foodstuffs like sugar, meats, milk, bread, oil, among others. Also ice cream, fruits, vegetables, fish, clothing, household goods, etc.


Mujeres Victoriosas Group's story

This committee was formed thanks to Mrs. Rosa Isabel López de Mazacote, who became involved with the Program and the foundation thanks to friends who are members of other committees and also live in the city of Lambaré.

This committee includes: Mrs. María Irene M. Caballero lives with her boyfriend, Cipriano Ramón Gamarra, a construction worker. María is a chef, who cooks meals such as: meat, chicken, ham, and cheese empanadas; tapioca; chicken, ham and cheese, and vegetable sandwiches; tortillas; etc. María wakes up early each morning to prepare her products, and she exhibits them on a table in a small space in her own home.

The other members have other types of businesses:

1.- Rosa López ( fruit and vegetable sales).
2.- María M. (ice cream sales)
3.- Elida V. (hardware store )
4.- María M. (food sales )
5.- Luciana Gómez (fish sales)
6.- María del Carmen Pérez (food sales)
7.- Isabel López (Lingerie sales)
8.- Marta O. (Lingerie sales)
9.- María V. (hardware stores)
10.- Fermina A. (barbecue sales)
11.- Yolanda A. (sewing and clothing sales)
12.- Miryan A. (traveling sales)
13.-Liz O. (fruit and vegetable sales)
14.- Ancia Cáceres (hardware)
15.-Teresa T. (hardware)
16.-Blanca B. (food sales)
17.- Dora V. (towel sales)

In this group: Rosa, Maria*, Elida, Maria, Luciana, Maria, Isabel, Marta, Maria, Fermina, Yolanda, Miryan, Liz, Ancia, Teresa, Blanca, Dora
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sarah Bishop



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