After several years of owning her corn tortilla business, Roxana decided that she wanted to utilize other skills and knowledge she had - operating a small chicken farm.

 The chance to qualify for seed money is one of the most important opportunities that entrepreneurs in the Women´s Empowerment Project have access to and is a reflection of the fruits of their labor.

 We are so appreciative and joyful to have hosted, Bonnie Berg, one of Programa Velasco´s faithful child sponsors for a full week!

A Central American University undergraduate student in Marketing, Gracia María, is currently a volunteer counselor for the women entrepreneurs of the Women’s Empowerment Project (WEP).

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Programa Velasco

P.O. Box 601
Downers Grove, Illinois 60515
Tel: (331) 481-6517