Maria Lorenza is 44 years old and lives in the area of Ybate around the town of Ita. She has two sons and a 22-year-old daughter with a little baby and another son still attending school.
For 15 years Maria Lorenza has been making honey bread, cakes and homemade sweets. She has a store in Ita where she sells her products and has a good number of regular customers; most are street vendors who are satisfied with the prices and products.
Maria Lorenza thanks Fundación Paraguaya for the loan and the trust bestowed upon her and her business and will work hard to make her payments on time so that she can have larger loans in the future.
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.