A loan of $1,700 helped to buy three washing machines.

Irene De Jesùs's story

"To have a business, you have have to be able to dream. I started my business with a lot of worry and today, thanks to God, I have gained a wonderful experience. I have had the support of my family and the warm reception of the community for the services I provide." With these words, Irene, 42, tells us about her experience once she decided to become a businesswoman. Her greatest satisfaction is serving others and knowing that she lightens the load for many homemakers in her area who rent her machines. Irene is a women who has a solid project and is full of dreams. She is currently seeking a loan to buy three washing machines, with the goal of expanding and improving the capacity of the service. Her family is her reason for being and the driving force that pushes her to work hard every day. She hopes that her business grants her the economic conditions to buy the house she dreams of having.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Caitlin Jones

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