What we do
We move people from poverty to prosperity through neighborhood self reliance groups.
Ecuador. Maria Elena had always loved making desserts but because she never had experience she threw out more damaged dough than she baked. Then suddenly one day, the bread she was making turned out so well that her neighbors asked her if she sold it. She knew it was not a coincidence that in her next MBS class, they discussed the 6Ps of business. That very night, she set a price and determined to sell her product to the neighbors.
As Maria Elena has applied the business principles she has learned in the MBS program, and with the support of her Success Ambassador she has been able to rise above her competition, grow her business and improve the lives of her clients with new and unique products and services. Today she runs a successful bakery called Dulce Inspiración and sells all kinds of breads and desserts.
Her Success Ambassador says “She wrote me many times saying she was about to give up because she didn’t have support. I reminded her what her dream had been and that it was already being fulfilled… When she started the MBS program, she didn’t have a lot of self-confidence. We encouraged her and told her that through her talents she could realize her dream.”
We are excited about the progress of Maria’s bakery and are confident it will continue its growth as she continues to apply the principles learned in the MBS program!