6-Year-Old Girl Puts Up A Lemonade Stand To Help Raise Money For Mom's Cancer Treatment

6-Year-Old Girl Puts Up A Lemonade Stand To Help Raise Money For Mom's Cancer Treatment

Family & Kids

August 9, 2018 09:42 By Mambee

It’s lovely to see the taking their first steps into the business world, trying to earn money by putting a lemonade stand, for example. This is an amazing way to learn the value of money and to get your first lessons in sales.

6-year-old Sophia Chaves, from El Paso, Texas, started her small lemonade business with a bigger goal than to get rich. When talking to a KSTM reporter, she admitted: “I'm making lemonade because I want to help my mom."

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Sophia has lemonade, water, and soda for $1, as well as lollipops for 25-cents. She knows a perfect recipe for the refreshing drink that will help you deal with the heat: “You put water, you put sugar and lemon.”

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The girl is trying to help raise money for her mom’s cancer treatment. The 42-year-old mother of 4 was diagnosed with colon cancer. Now the family tries to raise funds through a GoFundMe page. The woman had a surgery in June, 2018, and she now requires an extensive cancer treatment. Because of her health conditions, she cannot continue working anymore.

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The family has struggle financially as they can't afford the chemotherapy. And 6-year-old Sophia is doing her part to contribute.

She wanted to help mom and I thought this was the best way possible,” the girl’s brother, Johnathan Castro, told KSTM.

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The little one does not clearly understand this horrifying diagnoses, but her innocence does not stop her from hoping to help her mommy overcome her sickness.

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