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El Milagro 1 Group
In this Group: Lorenza, Guillermo, Aricela, Alba, Julia
Lorenza is the group coordinator for El Milagro (The Miracle) 1. This group is located in the city of Hato Mayor. Her home is a compound for her two children. She is taking care of them alone since she is a single mother. The other members run different businesses selling miscellaneous products, clothes, food, etc.

This is Lorenza's 15th loan. She sells shoes, clothes and accessories from her home and by walking around her community and others. She would like to continue expanding her business by increasing her inventory to access more clients and sell more products. She will use this loan to buy many pairs of shoes, sandals, sneakers, and other types of shoes, as well as clothes and women's accessories.

Lorenza says she enjoys doing business and her most important dream is to finish building her house, which she started by saving her profits after she started her business almost seven years ago with her first Esperanza loan. She thanks you all for your support!

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
  • 2
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    Dominican Republic Loans Fundraising
  • $8,272,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.4
    Dominican Republic Pesos (DOP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of El Milagro 1 Group's $3,800 loan helped a member to purchase shoes, sandals, sneakers, clothes, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 31, 2013
Nov 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014