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Aug 16, 2016 6:53 PM ET

Archived: Susana – SM International Business LLC: A loan helps a woman entrepreneur develop her business and expand her children’s clothing designs

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 16, 2016


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Susana’s story

I was born in Italy and my father moved all the family to Buenos Aires, Argentina. I graduate in Argentina Business University -U.A.D.E.- degree Lic. Human Resources and my Phd. International Sociology. I married, had two boys and lived i Madrid, Spain and lived in Madrid, Spain were I worked, studied and raised my children. I received a scholarship from the Ramon Areces Foundation (owner of The Corte Ingles” by my score in college and do a Master in Journalism Education of Children endorse by the Complutense University. Continue the Development with another Master in International Relations and Commercial Marketing. I work creating education programs for the training of persons who had nor employment and an American Company dedicated at the image of the growth of children as Vice-President, organizing since recruitment to the creation and monitoring of marketing channels -P.O.P. and follow marketing company in Europe. After divorce, changing country , the growth of my children and my life dedicated to them and to work to raise them with very few economic resources. And it is so chasing the American Dream that we come to work and study in USA. I live in Teaneck, New Jersey for 15 years and I very proud of my children as professionals and parents. NOW IS MY TIME, and because I’m a grandmother Emma and Maya, I returned to my dreams in the last 5 years “Designing clothes for children” I realized “Design Courses” in New York City, every year to keep update in materials, production and commercialization. my dream is for this season Autumm-Winter 2017 make a Clothing Line more than 50 Models of girl and boy. That’s is why I need to help of KIVA. THANK YOU!!!!!! 

This loan is special because:

It helps a woman entrepreneur develop her business and expand her children’s clothing designs.

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More about this loan

Business Description

SM International Business LLC., created in 2011, the brand Sue Monkey and was created to design clothing children in the last years as a part time and two years ago as a full-time. Emma & Maya my granddaughters made me go back to my lifelong hobby. We started with a line of 10 models of baby girls and little by little we have been incorporating models to size 10, it’s a clothing line party and with success, customers have asked us for casual wear. We should buy different types of sewing machines to expand the workshop as well as a new fabrics, patterns, materials, labor, etc. In addition to the fixed cost and we must to incorporate the new ones. Also in the project we are incorporating a packaging to identify our products without significant variety in costs. Our goal is to explained the production chain and wholesale through the creation of our web page and distribution and this merchandising in two years to be competing in the International Market.

What is the purpose of this loan?

60% I’ll spend on materials, inputs and machinery; 20% for marketing and communication, 5% training (Seminar New textures in fabric) in NYC, 5% elaboration of the new pack aching and 10% fixed expenses. For season FALL 2016, with this investment I can settle in the domestic market with the gain of 30 to 40%. This loan will have an encouraging impact on my life since I give more power and confidence in my real goals. Working with love is working with out pressure, …. I’m a healthy person and intend to see my grandchildren grow with energy and love sharing the love of clothes that all woman love us!!!!!! THANK YOU KIVA

About SM International Business LLC.

Industry: Clothing
Years in operation: 3 years – 5 years

A loan of $10,000 helps develop my business nationally and internationally.

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