Miss Nelly Vázquez was born in the city of Valenzuela. She has four older brothers and sisters, one brother who is in the military and three sisters who are nurses. She now lives in the city of Capiatá with her older sister, Raquel. She is a businesswoman, and two years ago started a business selling clothes and accessories for women. She does business out of her house, but also makes her sales in the interior of the country, where she has a large number of clients. Thanks to the loan given through the Foundation, Nelly hopes to grow her business and consequently her family income.
About Fundación Paraguaya
Fundación Paraguaya is a financially self-sustaining social enterprise that promotes entrepreneurship in urban and rural areas through microfinance, education programs, and more. Its focus on agriculture has helped many farmers boost their crop yields. And a number of other borrowers have taken out loans to start and grow social businesses that have helped deliver eyeglasses, medicines and other helpful services in their local communities.