Fundacion Paraguaya

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Poverty Stoplight: Using Technology to Put Poverty on the Map

Curuguaty is a Paraguayan town in the eastern department of Canindeyú. If you’ve heard of it—and few people have—it’s probably...

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From Eyelets to Empanadas: Meeting our Client, Dora

By Jessica Lynn Wickman Last night, the skies opened up and doused Asunción, Paraguay with winter rain. It’s a brief...

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Franchising in Paraguay: Beyond Microfinance

By Dennis van Erp The World Wide Web tells us that: “traditional franchising is when a firm with an established...

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Empowering Young Women in Rural Paraguay

By Jordan Coriza Every business begins with a vision. But Francisca Romero’s idea of a vocational school was more than...

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Disability Inclusion and Solar Power in Rural Paraguay

By Jordan Coriza The weather app on my phone reads 40 degrees Celsius (104°F) when we arrive in Concepcion, a...

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The Poverty Stoplight: Putting Poverty on the Map

By Jordan Coriza How we can use data to not only analyze poverty, but work toward eliminating it. Curuguaty is...

Looking back in the rearview mirror

Looking back in the rearview mirror

Two and a half months in Paraguay working for Fundación Paraguaya has been a really valuable experience. I think there...

Franchising in Paraguay: Going beyond microcredit

Franchising in Paraguay: Going beyond microcredit

The World Wide Web tells us that: “traditional franchising is when a firm with an established product or service (the...

Up for Review: the Client Protection Principles at Fundación Paraguaya

Up for Review: the Client Protection Principles at Fundación Paraguaya

Consider this the sequel to my last story about the Client Protection Principles. Planet Rating is visiting this week to conduct...

Helping Paraguay’s Poverty Stoplight Go Global

Helping Paraguay’s Poverty Stoplight Go Global

Last week I had the privilege to attend a workshop in La Paz, Bolivia. La Paz is located at an...