Miguela has always worked in the market selling items and her husband was a public servant. Ms. Miguela worked hard to start her own business which she operates in a commercial space that is attached to her home. Her home is located next to the municipal marketplace in the city of Luque. Now they have many customers who are generally employees of the surrounding businesses.
She would like her daughters to graduate from the university and start their own businesses. She also rents commercial spaces that are located in the front part of her home. These commercial spaces are very desirable since they are located in the preferred zone of the municipal marketplace.
(Translated by Ashlee of San Roque High School)
La señora siempre trabajó en el mercado en ventas y su marido era empleado público. Con mucho esfuerzo lograron montar un negocio propio en su domicilio en las inmediaciones del Mercado Municipal de la ciudad de Luque. Actualmente cuentan con varios clientes generalmente empleados de los comercios vecinos.
Le gustaría que sus hijas terminen la universidad y que administren su propio negocio. También alquila salones comerciales en la parte del frente de su domicilio aprovechando la zona preferencial al mercado municipal.
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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