Doņa Auxiliadora Soza is a single mother who had the terrible experience of having her first business fail. However, her luck changed, when in the constant struggle to take care of her five children, she found the support she needed with FUNDESER. The first loan she received was ten years ago and totaled only $250. She took this money and invested it in selling cheese on the outskirts of the Diriamba market. Little by little she increased her inventory with additional products, including makeup.
Today, Doņa Auxiliadora has an excellent record of ten loans, she has a beautiful store in the market, and in addition to the products that she started with she also now sells clothing. Her loan today is $1,600.
Mrs. Soza feels fulfilled because in her position as both mother and father, she has paid for the schooling of all five of her children that are now 30, 26, 22, 20, and 19 years old. The two eldest are professionals and the others are students in college.
Another achievement of Mrs. Soza's is the personal plan she accomplished, which gave her the ability to save and invest at the same time. The space that she has now in the market cost her $7,000 of which FUNDESER financed 23% and the difference is what she was able to save.
Doņa Auxiliadora Soza is doing very well and will surely reach her goal for all her children to be successful professionals.