Submitted by MasterCard Center for Inclusive Growth
Marlita Tenorio Gonzales runs a sportswear business in the Peruvian capital of Lima.
The COVID-19 pandemic pushed her business to the brink, but she was able to pivot and rebound, with support from CARE’s Ignite program—a partnership with the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth.
Through the Ignite program, Marlita has gained access to tools and training to build her financial resilience and bring her closer to her dream of expanding her business internationally.
Learn more about our partnership with CARE: https://bit.ly/3JAiP7H
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About the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth
The Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth advances equitable and sustainable economic growth and financial inclusion around the world. The Center leverages Mastercard’s core assets and competencies, including data insights, expertise, and technology, while administering the philanthropic Mastercard Impact Fund, to produce independent research, scale global programs and empower a community of thinkers, leaders and doers on the front lines of inclusive growth. For more information and to receive its latest insights, follow the Center on LinkedIn and subscribe to its newsletter.
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