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A loan of $1,650 helped to do adjustments to the bakery to respond to the sanitary requirements.

Ruth Del Socorro's story

Ruth is married and has three children. Five years ago she decided to undertake together with her husband a business that might give them a better income and a better quality of life.

Thanks to her husband 15 years experience working for a very recognized bakery in the city, her husband knew the major suppliers and customers, which help their business grow rapidly. Now her business give them a good quality of life at home.

Due to the fact that sales have been growing steadily, the sanitary requirements also have increased, and this is why Ruth seeks a loan that allows her to do adjustments to the bakery to respond to the sanitary requirements from the government agency. In this way her business can continue to grow and offer good products to their customers. In addition, she would be able receive better income and as a result have a better quality of life and a better economic stability. Her dream is to position his bakery and to pay her three children’s education.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alberto Jaramillo

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