Prior to moving to Canglon, Lauriana Gonzalez managed a restaurant, giving her great exposure to the supply-chain of bringing quality animal products to the table. Now, she hopes to grow as a supplier of pork for local markets and restaurants, taking advantage of her community bank members to grow her business, and business brigades to work with her on developing organizational tools. Lauriana has already constructed her pen, which currently holds 6 pigs, though she does hope to expand her capacity in the future.
Business Owner(s): Lauriana Gonzalez
Date Established: N/A
Community Members Involved: 3
- Lauriana has no formal training on how to adequately track her expenses and sales
- She has a limited supply of pork, due to her small pen
Despite her lack of formal business training, Laurina has done well to position herself to meet the demand of the local pork market, which is high. Operating the venture incurs few costs and limited labor, giving her plenty of time and space to develop her skills. As a Community Bank member, she has access to loans to possibly invest in a land expansion in order to increase her capacity.
Future Tasks for Laurina
Laurina is hoping to work with Global Business Brigades on the following areas: