Felicita is 63 years old and is a single mother of 4 children. Two of them are married while the other two live with her. One of Felicita's children who lives with her is in school. The other one works and helps support her.
Felicita has run a corner store out of her home for 5 years. She started the business to help her ex-husband. After their separation and with the passing of time, she was able to support herself with this business and grow it with loans from Fundación Paraguaya. She is a repeat client at Fundación Paraguaya because of the good service it provides her. Felicita is thinking of opening a diner so that she can increase her client base and grow her business.
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.