Ms. Miryan is 27 years old, and has been married to Mr. Oscar Lovera for more than five years. They live in their own home in the city of Carapeguá, and have one child in school.
Since an early age she helped her mother make handmade quilts. That is where she learned the trade. She also buys clothes for resale. She sells her products in the area of the capital with the help of her husband. Through this work she has managed to build a modest house and provide good care for her child.
She is applying for a loan to buy bedspreads, blankets and hammocks to resell.
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.