The owner of Anna's Mini-Bus Service Anna Rodriques in one of her 15 passenger-vans. Rodriques was forced to close her 24 year-old business this year due to the coronavirus pandemic and new Registry of Motor Vehicle regulations.

NEW BEDFORD — At the commencing of March, company was so fantastic for Anna Rodriques that she and her husband deemed getting a new home. Now Rodriques does not know how she’s heading to pay back her expenditures and finds herself going to food items pantries to support make ends satisfy.

Rodriques’ journey as a enterprise owner started 24 yrs back, when the factory in which she had been working considering the fact that she was 16 several years outdated, Cameo Curtains, quickly shut and she made the decision to remain property for a several months since she had two compact little ones she hardly ever put in time with.

Expending time with her small children included bringing them to college.

“All of a unexpected I had persons inquiring me If I could transport their small children also,” Rodriques explained.

That gave Rodriques the strategy to start her own transportation company, Anna’s Mini-bus Assistance. She went out and purchased a van and received all the registrations she essential.