Mirian Gimenez is 18 years old, is married, and has a 2-year-old daughter. Mirian sells men's, women's and children's clothing, including pants, T-shirts, undershirts, shorts, etc. She has been in the same line of work for over a year, and has been able to help her husband with the household expenses and increase their quality of life.
Mirian learned about Fundación Paraguaya through advertisements in her neighborhood, and asked for help in purchasing her merchandise since she has many orders to fill. She is very thankful to Fundación Paraguaya and Kiva for the support they have given her.
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.