Tag: paraguay

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Maria's story

Maria lives in one of the poorer communities of Asuncion, Paraguay.

When our partner, Diaconia, arrived at her house, she warmly invited them in and started to share…

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No Longer On The Streets

Meet Marta, a single mom to one son.

A year ago, she was struggling to make ends meet. Selling food on the streets was her only way to…

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A New Life

Rufina received an opportunity to create a new life.

As a wife and mother of five, Rufina now had hope that she could provide for her youngest adopted…

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Why Should I go to Paraguay?

Summer is coming. Days of sunshine and BBQ’s and time to relax with family and friends. As you look ahead and eagerly anticipate this season, I'd like…

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Skills for a Lifetime

On May 21, Professor Sabina Cantero taught a course for the Development of Cleaning Products in Marquetalia, Paraguay. The teacher, who was very kind and hardworking, shared, “15 years ago, I learned to make…

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Re-Shaping Destinies

In February 2014, the first community group in San Isidro was founded. San Isidro is a settlement of the city of Lambaré, located about 20 minutes from Asunción, the…

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A Visionary

The community group “Emprendedoras 6 de abril” (Entrepreneurs April 6) is a new group with Diaconia, a non-profit organization in Paraguay that provides training programs and micro-credit…

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The opportunity to overcome

For 12 years now Lucia has worked as a single mother and is the sole provider for her household. She is the mother of two children - her older…

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Redemption

“You NEVER default on a loan to a loan shark,” Lourdes’ emphatic response was punctuated by her fearful laughter. The other women in the group nodded heartily in agreement.…

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Paraguay LIFE Team Project

Have you heard that we are coming alongside our local partner and project in Paraguay?

This August, a team will be travelling to Paraguay to serve alongside the…

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A Program Of Hope

Today, there are 155 women in Paraguay who are feeling empowered and equipped to build a new future for themselves.

Women are selling food, clothing, perfume and cosmetics, styling hair,…

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Beyond All Limitations

In the city of Luque, Paraguay, Diaconia ADP, a partner of Global Aid Network, helped provide hope for Giselle Machado.

For the last 26 years of…

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A Life In Flames

Paraguayan woman finds relief from extreme poverty

When Estela’s small business burnt down in the market, she thought her life was over.

Seeing that she was a…