A loan of $1,000 helped purchase supplies such as starch, milk, cheese, eggs, vegetal oil, firewood, etc.

Luisa's story

Luisa is 26 years old. She is married and has 2 children.
She has owned a small chipa (local cheese cakes) factory for more than 9 years. She also sells notions items and clothes, especially bed sheets, etc. With all these activities she manages to make some income and cover her family expenses. She is very proud of being able to help her husband to fulfill the family obligations.
She used the previous loans obtained from the Fundación Paraguaya to purchase supplies such as starch, cheese, firewood and oils among other products.
Luisa’s purpose this time is to open a shop in front of the home to sell chipa during the festivities for the Caacupé Virgin, as business was very successful on previous years and she managed to sale a large amount of her products.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jimena Lopez

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