Total loan: $7,000


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San Juan, PR, Puerto Rico / Education

Vanessa's loan finished fundraising,
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A loan helped our business Papaya Tropical stay operating in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, create local jobs and increase production and profit; so we can keep empowering women in Latin American communities.

Vanessa's story

I am a single mother of a 10 year old, and for the past four years I've been dedicating my spare time to this project. Mostly because of the positive feedback I receive from women in different countries like: Puerto Rico, USA, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Venezuela, Argentina, Spain and others. These women are struggling with similar sexuality and self-esteem issues, and find comfort in Papaya Tropical's message. Papaya Tropical is my passion and the life project that I wish to dedicate my full-time and focus to. But to do so, a minimum of a $10,000 loan is required to pay for a salary that covers my basic living expenses while I dedicate my full-time, effort, knowledge and abilities to take this project to the next level. I am a Digital Media Analyst, Social Media Manager, UX Project Manager, Designer, Writer, Content Creator, Event Producer, Speaker, Mentor, Mother, visionary and giver. I've helped build solid markets for startups like Groupon Puerto Rico and increase revenue and client retention for others companies like Google. I am ready and eager to lead a successful business of my own. As for my parters, José Díaz is a business owner of The Hydro Zone (hydroponic farming store) and Tacto Digital a digital media agency. Alongside with Dagmar Rodriguez who, in my opinion, is the best copywriter in Puerto Rico. She is the Senior Digital Copywriter and Account Manager for AT&T, at Buena Vibra Advertising Agency.