A loan of $2,725 helped a member to buy 4 pigs.


Mujeres De Debora 1 & 2 Group's story

Maria R. is one of the members of the group Mujeres D. Debora 1 and 2, located in the city of Puerto Plata whose population is maD. up of Dominicans and Haitian migrants. The region's economy is dependent on the rum industry as well as tourism and real estate.

Maria R. has been operating a business selling pigs for 10 years. She raises them and then sells them at an adult age or to a butcher shop. She raised 5 children while working selling food in her community, saving her profits and helping her husband. She tells us that her most difficult challenge was when her children traveled to Spain; they are still living there, studying with scholarships and working. One of Maria's dreams is to soon visit them in Spain.

This is Maria's first loan with Esperanza. She is planning to use it to buy 4 young pigs. She also plans to use the income to reinvest in her business and for savings.

In this group: Maria R., Felicita, Yolanda, Hurbeny, Maria S., Juana, Salvador, Rafaelina, Maria M., Wendy
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