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Progresando Hacia Adelante 1 & 4 Group
In this Group: Maria, Yedona, Loviciana, Seleste, Carmene, Alcenia*, Crucitas, Miguelina, Guerlene, Felito
* not pictured
María belongs to the Progresando Hacia Adelante (Progressing Forward) group which is composed of nine women and one man who are all small businesspeople in the city of San Pedro D. Macoris, a city in the east of the Dominican Republic, surrounded by sugar cane fields and the Caribbean Sea.

María is a single mother of two children who live with her in her humble aboD. in a community of scarce resources located in the city’s outskirts. She has worked hard to proviD. her children with everything they have needed like education, clothing and food. She hopes to improve her dwelling in order to live more securely and with peace of mind.

María’s business is a small grocery store where she daily sells food like rice, meat and sugar, among other daily use foodstuffs. She is receiving her 7th loan in Esperanza, having invested her previous loans for almost four years repaying each satisfactorily.

María will use this loan to buy merchandise like rice, oil, soft drinks, sugar and canned goods, among others, with the goal of growing and earning good savings to expand the business and improve her dwelling. María gives her own and her group's thanks to everyone for their support.
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Maria pertenece al grupo Progresando hacia adelante, un grupo formado por 9 mujeres y un hombre, Los cuales son pequeños empresarios D. L. ciudad D. San Pedro D. Macoris, ciudad del este D. República Dominicana, rodeada D. campos D. caña D. azúcar, y el mar caribe, .

Maria es madre soltera D. 2 hijos los cuales viven con elL. en su humilD. hogar, en una comunidad D. escasos recursos, ubicada en las afueras D. L. ciudad. Ha trabajado mucho para darle a sus hijos todo lo que han necesitado, como educación, vestimentas y su alimentación, desea poder mejorar su vivienda para vivir mas tranquiL. y segura.

El negocio D. Maria es un pequeño colmado, donD. venD. diariamente comestibles como arroz, carne, azúcar entre otros alimentos D. consumo diario. Esta recibiendo su 7mo. préstamo en Esperanza, después D. haber invertido durante casi 4 años, sus prestamos anteriores; pagando satisfactoriamente cada uno D. ellos. Maria investirá este préstamo en L. compra D. mercancías como arroz, aceite, refrescos, azúcar, productos enlatados, entre otros. Sus beneficios serán invertido en su negocio, con L. finalidad D. crecer y poder tener buenos ahorros para poder ampliar su negocio y mejorar su vivienda. Maria les da las gracias por su apoyo, y por todos los D. su grupo.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Dominican Republic

  • $9,700
    Average annual income
  • 7
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    Dominican Republic Loans Fundraising
  • $8,254,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 37.5
    Dominican Republic Pesos (DOP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Progresando Hacia Adelante 1 & 4 Group's $2,075 loan helped a member to buy a sack of rice, oil, beans, soft drinks, snacks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 10, 2011
Feb 22, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011