A loan of $600 helped to buy soaps and buy supplies to make bread and muffins.


Luz's story

Luz lives in Curicó and sells rye bread and muffins. She has run her business for four years and also sells natural soaps, which she buys from a vendor in Santiago who makes the products. Luz sells the merchandise to order to businesses in Santiago and Curicó. She will use the loan to buy soaps and buy supplies to make bread and muffins. One day she would like to establish her business and bake the bread and muffins herself, but this requires special machines and a space.

Luz is a single mother and has two children, ages 22 and 25, who are studying medicine and kinesiology in college. She likes working with Fondo Esperanza because she feels supported and constantly guided by the institution.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer



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