A loan of $375 helped to purchase more products and a showcase for the new goods acquired. Extra money would help the entrepreneur assist her husband in facing their family needs.


Saturnina's story

Saturnina, 36, is married with three children. The boys, 14 and 12, are attending the public school in Santo Domingo, the capital. The girl, 6, is studying in the same township. Saturnina’s husband, a vehicle driver, is paid on an hourly basis when he gets the opportunity to be hired on occasion for a company. Thus far, he can’t afford a truck so that he can work full-time.


Saturnina applied to borrow US $375.00 in order to move forward her business, a little shop she started 5 years ago in her house. In fact, she sells a lot of things like toilet articles, shaving cream, antiperspirant, clothes for women and girls and so on. Now she wants to purchase more products and a showcase to put the new goods so that the customers can easily view and appreciate the products.


Saturnina thinks that’s a safe investment and is sure that her business will improve. This way, she’ll have sufficient money to help her husband cope with their family issues.


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