A loan helped to buy a cover stitch machine and cloth.


Monica Del Rocio's story

Mónica is a single mother. She has one child with whom she lives in the family house in the city of Santo Domingo, a very commercial area with an agreeable climate.

In spite of not having the support of the father of her daughter she has found a way to get ahead. She has the support of her parents whom she is very grateful to. Mónica for years has worked in sewing workshops sewing. She has a fixed salary and with that she has been able to educate her daughter and besides has been able to save and buy some sewing machines. This has taken much effort and dedication to fulfill her dream.

Currently she has some machines but needs one more important one and also raw material to be able to open her business. She has a lot of experience in the field and wants to take advantage of her knowledge as she wants to spend more time with her family. She also wants to help young women who need to learn to sew.

Mónica will make her dream a reality with the loan. she will be able to open her own business which has cost her so much effort to the public. With the money she will buy a cover stitch machine and cloth to start making school uniforms as school is about to start. She is quite sure that she will be successful and that her shop will be known in the future. She thanks those are part of Kiva as thanks to the support of these people she can start her business.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer leonardo.



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