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Josefa
Josefa, who is 35 years old, is a hard-working and cheerful woman. She lives in her own house with her spouse Yavaly, who earns a living driving a taxi. They have two children who are 12 and 3 years old.

Josefa's work consists of making clothing for men, women, and children. She performs this work in the home of one of her friends, who is her business parter. She began in this line of work by helping in a textile business. There, she learned the basics and decided to buy a sewing machine so she could work at home. As time went by, a friend suggested that they work together, so they formed a company to meet their clients' needs. They have now hired two women to help them get the work done efficiently. She says that her business is profitable because of the quantity of customers who seek them out. Now, they have deals with institutions for whom they sew uniforms. Every day, their customer base increases.

Before starting her business, Josefa was afraid of starting her own business, but a friend encouraged her and supported her in creating her first garments. So far, everything is going well for her. Every day, she sees how her production is increasing and she has positive earnings.

Josefa hopes to remain in this business and have her own shop. This will be her second loan with MFP and she plans to use the loan to buy materials like fabric and thread for her business. In addition, she will have her mototaxi [a three-wheeled vehicle] repaired so that it will be in good shape and able to distribute her merchandise.
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Josefa, de 35 años, es una mujer esforzada y alegre. Vive en su casa propia junto a su conviviente Yavaly, quien se dedica hacer taxi. Tienen 2 hijos de 12 y 3 años. El trabajo de Josefa consiste en la confección de ropas para caballeros, damas y niños. Su actividad la realiza en la casa de unas de sus amigas, quien es su socia. Se inició en esta actividad ayudando en una empresa de textiles, ahí aprendió lo necesario y decidió comprar su maquina de coser para trabajar en su casa. Al pasar el tiempo una amiga le propuso que trabajasen juntas, que formaran una sociedad para poder abastecer a sus clientes. Ahora han contratado a 2 señoras para que las ayuden y trabajen organizadas. Comenta que su negocio es rentable por la cantidad de clientes que la vienen a buscar. Ahora tiene trato con instituciones para confeccionar uniformes. Cada día sus clientes se incrementan. Antes de iniciar su actividad económica tenía temor de poner su negocio propio. Pero una amiga la animó y la apoyo a realizar sus primeras confecciones, hasta ahora todo le esta yendo bien, cada día ve como su producción se incrementa y tiene ganancias económicas positivas. Espera mantenerse en este negocio y contar con local propio. Por tanto éste será su préstamo número 2 con la institución MFP, y con ella desea . comprar materiales, como: telas, hilos, para su negocio, además mandará arreglar su mototaxi para que este en mejores condiciones y pueda distribuir su mercadería.

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