Bolivia is a beautiful and diverse country in South America.
It’s known for its awesome Andes mountains and for having lots of llamas (¿Como te llama?).
Over the years, we’ve been able to help six awesome businesses in Bolivia.
From Señora Natalia and "Las 11 Estrellas" (The Eleven Stars), who own a company selling blankets in El Alto. They used their microloan to buy wool so that they could make more blankets and grow their business.
To Mario, a father of three who lives in Achacachi near Lake Titicaca. He needed to expand his dairy farm after signing a contract with a milk-processing plant. He used his microloan to purchase another cow so that he could meet the extra demand.
To Eber, who raises cattle and also owns a flower farm. He used his loan to buy seedlings to grow his flower business and help support his family.
Here’s to Bolivian in your dreams while helping others achieve theirs & to feeling good—because after all, it’s Friday!
-the Taaluma Team
Agriculture is the backbone of Myanmar’s economy.
There are lots of farmers in Myanmar who work hard to support themselves, their families, and their villages with jobs and food.
However, many banks don’t offer capital to farmers for them to purchase enough seeds, equipment, or animals to run their farms efficiently. Due to this, farm productivity in Myanmar is one of the lowest in all of Asia.
Traveler Christa hit the Otto-bahn in search of breathtaking sights and awe-inspiring adventure.
"Again we're traveling by our campervan in Germany and our trip led through the Bavarian forest, Elbe sandstone highlands, spree forest, Berlin, and finally to the Harz mountain range.” - Christa Beck