For 20 years she has worked making clothing, designing with various fabrics and colors, making her best styles, and practicing her techniques on a variety of garments that she makes. Rosa learned sewing when she worked in a "maquila" [foreign-owned factory]. She learned very well and in time decided to open her own small tailor shop. She works from 7:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.
With the help of this loan she's going to buy different types and colors of fabric to make different types of garment. With the help of this loan she'll be able to have enough capital to be able to buy all the accessories she needs to make her garments.
This is the second loan Rosa has requested from FAMA and she has made her payments punctually.
About FAMA:Honduras is one of the poorest countries in the Western Hemisphere with approximately 59% of people living below the poverty line. Familia y Medio Ambiente OPDF (FAMA OPDF) is a Honduran non-profit with no religious or political affiliation. FAMA’s mission is to provide quality and opportune financial services so that men and women have equal opportunities to develop their micro or small businesses, whether they focus on agriculture, manufacturing or services. FAMA operates 13 branches throughout Honduras and serves over 12,500 clients.
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