“Our job is about more than just giving out loans. We get involved in the women’s business, family, goals, and dreams.”
This is a loan officer speaking.
Actually, loan officer is not entirely correct. Within Fundación Paraguaya, there are basically two job positions responsible for the contact with the client. There is the Oficial de Crédito; the loan officer responsible for individual loans, and there is the Asesora de Comités; the loan officer responsible for women’s solidarity groups (“comités”). In solidarity groups, borrowers usually receive individual loans, but they are organized into groups whereby group members are jointly liable for each other’s loans.
In this case, it was an Asesora speaking. Continue reading