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Meet Karol!

Granja Huevo de Oro is a Costa Rican company founded 11 years ago by Karol Flores. It produces, markets and distributes organic eggs. Karol had been having trouble placing her product in large hotel chains. In 2016, she decided to get certified with WEConnect International and, as she says, "WEConnect International marked a before-and-after for Granja Huevo de Oro. Getting certified as a women-owned business and the connections made through WEConnect International opened doors we had been knocking on for a long time."

With support from WEConnect International, Karol secured a meeting with the local Marriott International procurement officer, who agreed to have the executive chefs from their five hotels test the eggs. They were all delighted with their quality. The company began supplying them during the off season with a sales volume of 2,800 kilos per month, and expects to double this amount during the peak season.

We provide women business owners like Karol with the skills, training and networks they need to succeed in global markets – preparing them to compete for opportunities and work effectively with international corporations. Your donation of:

  • $15 covers the cost for one business owner to attend a business training webinar.
  • $50 pays for a one-on-one business consultation between a woman entrepreneur and one of our market experts.
  • $200 turns a one-on-one business consultation into a full mentorship between a woman business owner and one of our market experts.
  • $500 enables our market leads to travel beyond metropolitan areas to ensure women business owners in rural communities have access to global opportunities.
  • $1500 covers the average travel costs and fees for a woman business owner to attend an international trade show and start making business connections.

WEConnect International is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Donations are tax deductible in the U.S.