CIREBON. Beneficiaries of Rumah Zakat economic assistance, Sri Supatmi now can develop a sewing business that she ran. In the beginning, Sri opened a sewing business on the roadside around the market. After getting business capital assistance, Sri began to ventured to move and contract one of the houses that later became the place of business. The small room measuring 2×3 meters is now the workplace of Sri.
“Alhamdulillah, 5 years ago I got obras machine as business facilities assistance. From that moment, I started collecting money and finally got to move into this rented house. In addition, my income was increasing because it has a greater opportunity here,” said Sri, Tuesday (11/07).
Previously Sri only earn a profit of Rp70.000 per day, currently, the smallest Sri earn Rp150.000 profit. Not infrequently, Sri also got orders to make uniforms from agencies and institutions in the region.
“At first I just open the service, but now I open sewing services. Moreover there are so many competitors in the market, so that if I do not pick up the ball I couldn’t earn money.” said Sri.
Although she has been abandoned by her husband, it did not make Sri discouraged. Even Sri dreamed to continue to raise her business. “One day, I dream to have a convection business.” she said optimistically.