Mr. Marcos G. B. is from the Republicano neighborhood of the city of San Estanislao. He is 35 years old and married to Mrs. Petrona Paredes, 34. They have four older children and own their own home.
Marcos works making and selling tapioca, a traditional Paraguayan food, to a well-established clientele. It provides him a steady income. He has good references, both professional and personal, as he is a hardworking man. He would eventually like to be able to trade in his car for one with more capacity to carry his products.
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.