A loan of $2,500 helped to buy a new sewing machine.

Marmar's story

Marmar S. is 51 years old. Marmar is married and has four children: her 20-year-old daughter is studying at the university, her 18-year-old daughter enrolled in design school this year and wants to work alongside her mama sewing different interesting clothes, her 16-year-old son is in school and loves sports, and her 14-year-old daughter is also in school. Marmar is an internally-displaced person (IDP), she moved location from the occupied Djabraila territory and now she lives in the Absheron region, district Biladjari.

Marmar has already been working for 10 years. She began this business alongside her own mother. In her childhood, Maryam loved to sew. She often sewed clothes for her dolls. The mother saw that her daughter loved to sew so much that she taught her professional sewing, such that she spent all her time sewing clothing and very much loves her work.

Now, Maryam needs a loan in order to buy a new sewing machine to develop her business.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer JD Bergeron

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