Heidi Fay Castillo

Location: Belize
Precinct Program: YLAI
Date(s): 2016

Heidi Castillo is one of the Co-founders of Grandma B's, a Belizean-owned and operated small business dedicated to providing the best in delicious sweets, candy, and Belizean desserts. Grandma B's started as a simple dream in the family's kitchen and has grown to be a recognizable and preferred Belizean treat in her home district. She also works as a freelancer at Upwork.  Heidi is currently working on a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from the University of Belize.  

chocolateshopWhile in Charlottesville, Heidi is working with My Chocolate Shoppe. My Chocolate Shoppe is located on the downtown pedestrian mall in Charlottesville. On any given day, they have over 105 truffles, bonbons, creams, jelly and nut clusters available for purchase. They also make their own peanut butter cups, turtles, peppermint patties, and fudge. My Chocolate Shoppe is a growing operation, inspired by a personal love for making and sharing sweets.


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Heidi Castillo – YLAI Impact Story

Heidi Castillo is the Founder of Grandma B’s in Belize. Grandma B’s is dedicated to providing the best in Belizean sweets, candy, and desserts.

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