Mrs. Diana del Socorro is a hard-working and enterprising woman, age 33, who has sold food for 8 years. She started her business with the sale of vigoron-- a traditional food that consists of chopped yucca, pork scratchings and cabbage salad--which sells on a small table on the sidewalks.
This business has grown bit by bit and she now has a well-organized location with five tables and sells a greater variety of dishes (roasts, pork with yucca, fried food, etc).
Diana's goal is to finish her higher education and be a successful lawyer.
La señora Diana del Socorro es una mujer trabajadora y emprendedora de 33 años se dedica a la venta de comida desde hace 8 años. El negocio lo comenzó con la venta de vigoron; comida típica que consiste en yuca cosida, chicharrón y ensalada de repollo, el cual vendía en las aceras con una pequeña mesa.
Este fue creciendo poco a poco ahora tiene un local con cinco mesas, bien ordenado y comercializa más variedad de comidas (asados, chancho con yuca, frito…etc.). Ella con el préstamo comprara aceite, carbón, yuca, cerdo, pollo…etc.
La meta de Diana es terminar sus estudios superiores y ser una gran abogada.
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