Alicia is 26 years old and a single mother. She has a seven-year-old daughter that is in third grade. Alicia lives on the street Tape Tuya of the city of Itá. For her profession, Alicia has had a grocery store for six years and also owns a cantina in the Panchito López School, the same work with the better objective to make a better life for her family. It is not easy to raise her daughter because she is a single parent. She decided to trust Fundación Paraguaya to make her business better and to sustain her family. Alicia took the loan and invested in her business to buy milk, candies, meat, noodles, soda, cold cuts, vegetables, and more for her pantry shop.
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.