They say, that The bad moments when we think we’ve hit rock bottom are the start of something much bigger. This is the case Dora Camacho.
From homelessness and sleeping on the streets to the Mexican woman known as a “cleaning influencer” who has her own company in Texas.
His story became known through the interview conducted by the journalist Gabriela Villegas for Univision
The story of Dora Camacho
Dora Camacho is originally from Chihuahua. She had become homeless in the city of Dallas after losing her job and being unable to pay her rent.
“We had a truck back then and I put a mattress in the back of my truck and my youngest daughter drove away very happy because we wanted to sleep under the stars.”
When Iván emigrated with his young son 29 years ago, he had several jobs to support himself. Then her younger sister emigrated and later had her daughter.
“There was enough work, I could pay my rent, pay my bills, everything was fine. The problem was that at work they asked me for my social security number and I didn’t have it. “I lost everything, I no longer had a place to live.”
One day a man asked him to clean his house and the same person got him other houses to clean. A few months passed and Dora Camacho was cleaning at least one house a day, then three a day.
Social networks with cleaning tips
Ms. Camacho opened her social media accounts with cleaning tips and little by little he positioned himself.
She wanted to teach other women with few opportunities in the U.S. to start their businesses using cleaning tools.
“I love my job and I opened social platforms without knowing the internet or anything like that because I didn’t go to school. It was very difficult for me to get to a computer. I asked a friend to open the platforms for me and luckily some people started adding themselves.”
After sleeping on the streets, she has now managed to register her cleaning business in Texas and continues to work the way she always wanted.
“I want to give the advice to people who are going through difficult times to fight, to find something they are passionate about so they can move forward and have hope.”