María is a dressmaker and works at a store where they manufacture and sell dresses for brides, "quinceañeras" (a girl's fifteenth birthday), etc. She's been working for this company for over eight years. Her husband has worked for many years in the administrative department of a private school. Aside from her job, María also provides dressmaking services on her own. With both of their income sources, they pay for the family's expenses and for schooling expenses for their son, who still lives with them.
La Sra. María es modista y trabaja en una tienda donde se fabrican y venden vestidos para novias, quinceañeras, etc., trabaja desde hace mas de 8 años para esta empresa. Su esposo trabaja desde hace varios años en el área de intendencia en una escuela particular. La Sra. María además de su empleo también realiza trabajos de costura por su cuenta. Con los ingresos de ambos solventan los gastos familiares y escolares de su hijo que aun vive con ellos.
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