A loan of $1,100 helped to buy an oven and a display case.


Deisy Paola's story

Deisy is an example of what it is possible to achieve with determination and effort. She is only 19 years old, and she has managed to start moving in the world of business. Thanks to her parents’ collaboration, this young woman sublet a place from her uncle. She started making baked goods. She learned this business activity as a family tradition. Six months ago she opened her business to the public. Thanks to the good reception, she has gained a great number of loyal customers in her area. Deisy is requesting a loan in order to improve the quality of her service. She will buy an oven and a display case. She will do this so that her products stay fresh longer. With this investment she hopes that her business will continue growing. She also hopes to be able to save the money needed to attend the university.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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