A loan of $1,575 helped to purchase shoes, and flour, eggs, yeast, and milk to make her deserts.


Cristina Bartola's story

Cristina is a 69 year old woman who has many hopes for progress in her bakery and shoe store in the next few years. Her story started when she always sold shoes and liked pastry making that she learned from her mother. She works alone and has no difficulties. She's unmarried and has children. Her greatest dream is to have her own pastry shop which is why she wants the loan to buy shoes and flour, eggs, yeast, and milk to make pastries.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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