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We loan because...
We support Esperanza's work in the field. Esperanza is one of the few microfinance institutions that operates both in the Dominican Republic and in Haiti, and is the only Kiva Field Partner that provides services directed toward Haitian entrepreneurs, both in Haiti and in the Dominican Republic – it is estimated that there are approximately 800,000 Haitian-Dominicans living in the Dominican Republic.

About us
We love Esperanza because this institution strives to reach the poorest and most isolated populations of Haiti and Dominican Republic, which is only viable through their village bank-focused structure.

In addition to traditional business loans, Esperanza also provides its clients with:

- Vocational training
- Dental treatment and preventative training
- Loans and health training to borrowers living with HIV and AIDS
- Literacy training
- And many more services!

Location: Dominican Republic and Haiti       Team website

 

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Team Activity

  • Adriana Maria
    Colombia
    Adriana Maria received a loan from Emily to stock an assortment of wholesale products like hand cream, deodorant, lotion and wipes, among others, to in that way replenish her small business.
    Emily
    0% repaid
  • Comadres De Cotoca Group
    Bolivia
    Comadres De Cotoca Group received a loan from M to purchase working material for her businesses selling juices and selling crafts.
    M
    0% repaid
  • Antonio Jose
    Dominican Republic
    Antonio Jose received a loan from Aaron Roth to cover his higher education expenses.
    Aaron Roth
    0% repaid
  • Jhon Jairo
    Colombia
    Jhon Jairo received a loan from 1 team members to buy a piglet and feed to increase his production.
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    0% repaid
  • Masrur
    Tajikistan
    Masrur received a loan from Dave to buy cell phones and accessories for his store.
    Dave
    8% repaid
  • Las Floresitas Group
    Bolivia
    Las Floresitas Group received a loan from Laura Tremblay to purchase cosmetics wholesale to open a store. The income would be for her children's studies.
    Laura Tremblay
    25% repaid
  • God Is Good Group
    Ghana
    God Is Good Group received a loan from 1 team members to purchase shirts and sell them to her customers.
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    10% repaid
  • Matilda
    Haiti
    Matilda received a loan from Ray & Teresa to add a stock of energy drinks to her shop.
    Ray & Teresa
    18% repaid
  • Voldy
    Haiti
    Voldy received a loan from Ray & Teresa to purchase 1 peanut butter mill, 40 dozen 16-oz. plastic jars, and 15 dozen 12-oz. glass jars.
    Ray & Teresa
    0% repaid
  • Gloria
    Philippines
    Gloria received a loan from 1 team members to buy more sacks of rice to sell.
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    24% repaid

Impact   Updated Hourly

75
Team Members
$24,650
Amount Loaned
896
Loans
11.9
Loans per member