This is a little story of hope….

Venezuela is burdened by the most serious crisis the country has ever known. Hyperinflation and insecurity have already caused more than 3 million people to flee to other countries. Many of them have had a terrible journey and had to face hunger, cold and robbery. But occasionally there is a silver lining. This 13-year-old girl Maria fled with her parents, brother and sister from Venezuela to Lima, the capital of Peru. She had a hobby in her homeland: cupcakes. In Lima she immediately started baking cupcakes. She decorates them in cheerful colors. Within two weeks after she arrived in Lima with her family, she went to a school nearby. There she sold 100 cupcakes in the blink of an eye. With the money she could provide for her family for a few weeks. A good example of the inventiveness and resilience of people!

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