Aurora owns and operates a well-stocked Western wear store in Houston, Texas. She used her loan capital from Whole Planet Foundation’s microfinance partner Grameen America to grow her business. In Aurora’s family, entrepreneurship is a family pursuit. Her husband owns the tire shop next door!
Microfinance Partner: Grameen America
Grameen America is a microfinance organization established in 2008 whose mission is to help alleviate poverty through entrepreneurship by providing loans, savings programs, credit establishment, and other services to the working poor, especially women, in the United States.