Cruz defines herself as an entrepreneur, a trained, strong and courageous woman, who has learned to confront any situation life has bring to her.
She mentioned to have 3 passions: Leadership, Early Childhood Education and Pastry.
Since she was very young, she enjoyed helping people in her community through projects she wrote so she became a local leader. Afterwards, she joined the local Community Council, from where she supports social projects.
Her love for the community work, led her to receive training in how to attend early childhood, so she started working with children, pregnant and nursing women. She is currently working with them and other community leaders in an education project, based on Afro Culture.
At the same time, she was trained in Pastry, Bakery, Hygiene and Food Handling, Food and Beverage Service, Entrepreneurship, Customer Service and Basic Accounting, in order to start her own business: a Bakery.
Her days are full of work: She wakes up, get everything she needs for work, head to the institution were she is an Educational Agent and in the afternoon after she finishes work she bake cakes, cupcakes, and prepare desserts that she sells to the local stores and school cafeterias. She also bakes cakes for birthdays parties, weddings and other events that take place in Baru.
Her goal is to have an independent space for her business, which is currently in her house and to be able to bake more and sell more cakes and other desserts.