A loan of $1,075 helped a member to buy thread, jewels, etc.


Lucerito 1 Group's story

Carmen is a member of the group "Lucerito 1" which translates to "Guiding light". The group is in Los Alcarrizos which is located north of the city of Santo Domingo which is a very industrialized city with a large population. Los Alcarrizos is dependent on the companies and economy of Santo Domingo. Like in many other cities, Los Alcarrizos has a shortage of drinking water and electricity and includes a Dominican population as well as a population of Haitian immigrants.

Carmen is dedicate to the art of creating things, like jewel. She make rings, necklaces, bracelets and other creative things. She is the mother of two children. Her biggest challenge is to become a designer and to expand her art so that it can be known in other places. She likes to create things.

Carmen is very happy to be receiving her fourth loan with field partner Esperanza Internacional. With this loan she hopes to be able to get ahead and to have a successful business. She plans on investing her loan in purchasing various materials like thread and accessories to make different styles of jewelry. She plans on using her profits for her house and to improve her designs.

In this group: Carmen, Enorminia, Elauteria, Ires, Carmen


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