PAOLT - Productores Agrícolas Orgánicos La Trinidad
I am proud I have fulfilled my dream of owning a business. Now I can support my family. ”
Jeny Ramirez, Small Producer
Micro Loans for Small Family Businesses
PAOLT distributes loans for members and their families who want to start a small business. A total of 12 entrepreneurs submitted their business plans and payment plan agreements and invested in small bakery businesses, craft workshops, dress shops and others.
Strengthening Organizational Capacity to Enhance Community Development
PAOLT’s General Assembly agreed to use Fair Trade premiums to purchase two acres of land to construct their headquarters and a small coffee shop. PAOLT developed a strategic plan based on the following values: honesty, transparency, respect, solidarity, equity and non-discrimination.