A loan of $2,225 helped a member buying pants, creams and shirts to sell them.


Esperanza En La Fe 1 Y 2 Group's story

Otilus is the coordinator of her group Esperanza en la Fe 1 & 2 (Hope in faith 1& 2). Her story is generally representative of her group and of Esperanza's Haitian and Dominican clients (many of whom recently emigrated to the DR from Haiti).

Her group is located in Santiago, the second largest place after the capital, where running water (none of which is potable) and electricity are unreliable. She makes her home here in a simple structure with her husband. They have two children.

Otilus is excited to be taking her first loan with Esperanza. She plans to use this loan to invest in her retail business. She will use the profits to buy more clothes and sell them. She thanks you all for your support.

In this group: Otilus, Edeline, Macula , Joceline, Eucienne, Cesaire, Ilna, Valcius, Rosina, Chrislene
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