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A loan of $500 helped to buy ingredients for use in her bakery.

Rosario's story

Rosario works making various baked goods. She lives in her own finished house that has a cement floor; it’s located in the city of La Paz’s Irpavi zone. Rosario makes baked goods like turnovers, cakes and other baked goods to pay for her food, electricity and water costs. She needs the loan to buy ingredients like flour, sugar and butter to improve her income and her quality of life. Rosario’s dream is to own her own pastry shop.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Cindy Kendall

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