Christian is 44 years old, he is married and has 2 children. He, alongside with his wife, makes and sells corn and cheese breads (chipas). Sometimes he sells his products with his car going throughout all the region of Cordillera. In his house he has a stand from where he sells his chipas and in he makes very good sales because he is located in a well travelled area. He learned his trade from his parents and today he runs his own business, and he has been running the business for the past 12 years. He and his wife share the duties. Making chipas is a family heritage. Their stand bears a very unique look because when clients purchase chipas they can also see them being made. The stand is large and very importantly, it is very clean.
About Fundación ParaguayaFundación 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.
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