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Total loan: $475

Amelie

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San Pedro de Macorís, San Pedro de Macorís Province, Dominican Republic / Clothing

Amelie's loan finished fundraising,
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A loan helped to buy merchandise to stock this Haitian immigrant woman's business with items like pants, shoes, shirts, shorts, t-shirts, dresses, blouses, and footwear.


Amelie's story

Amelie is known for being a hardworking and determined woman who came to the Dominican Republic from Haiti in search of better living conditions. She fled the difficult economic situation she was facing in Haiti.

Amelie lives in the province of San Pedro de Macoris in a "batey", a small community where people, mostly Haitian immigrants, live in extreme poverty.

Amelie earns an income selling clothes like pants, shoes, shirts, shorts, t-shirts, dresses, blouses, and footwear. With this business, Amelie makes an income that lets her help support her family.

Amelie says that her main customers are her neighbors, friends, family, and people from her community. She dreams of having a thriving business someday and her family having a better quality of life.

Amelie needs your help to buy new merchandise and stock her business. Thanks for contributing to Amelie.