Candy dedicates herself to selling tucumanas, empanadas filled with ground beef and seasoning, accompanied with sauces. She sells them in the market in the neighbourhood of San Antonio Alto. She also has a stand where she sells various products such as toys, gifts, cosmetics, etc. She learned this business from her mother, who has been a saleswoman for many years. Candy and her family are well known in the area where they sell their goods since they live in the same area. Candy lives in her grandparents’ home with her parents and siblings, who are independent. This credit will be invested in purchasing toys, cosmetics, and sweets to sell in the market.
La Sra. Candy se dedica a la venta de tucumanas, empanadas con relleno de carne molida y condimentos, acompañados de salsas, en el mercado de la zona de San Antonio Alto, y tiene también un puesto donde varios productos como juguetes, regalos, cosmeticos, y otros. Aprendió esta actividad de su mamá ya que ella vende desde hace muchos años. Ella y su familia son muy conocidos por la zona ya que viven en la misma zona. Vive en la casa de sus abuelos con sus papás y sus hermanos, que ya son independientes. El crédito será invertido en la compra de juguetes, cosméticos y dulces para el bazar.
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