A loan of $4,650 helped a member to buy rice, beans, sugar, cooking oil, canned food, etc.


El Tesoro Group's story

Yaquelin is the coordinator of El Tesoro (The treasure), a group maD. up of thirty micro-entrepreneurs. This group is located in the city of La Romana, a rural area of the country dedicated to the sugar cane harvest, where running water (none of which is potable) and electricity are unreliable.

Yaquelin lives with her long-term partner and three children, and operates a colmado, a grocery store, run in a neighborhood whose people buy their daily meals. She will use this loan to purchase goods like rice, sugar, beans, cooking oil, and canned food to increase her store's inventory.

She is excited to receive her fifth loan with Esperanza and her group, as with each loan she has been able to improve her business, making it possible for her to proviD. for her family's needs and introduce different products to her children. She says that her moS.difficult challenge is to continue improving her business and help to proviD. for her children's education. She enjoys working in her little store and her dream is to have a big grocery store or a supermarket.

She thanks all of you for your support of her business and her group.

Notes: Pictures are separate because of the quantity of members.

In this group: Yaquelin, Dania, Casimena, Yorgina, Elena, Dina, Angela*, Amelia, Yajaira, Ayda, Sofia*, Dinorah, Negra, Marisol, Yajaira, Jaquelin, Bernadette, Casimil*, Miguelina, Margarita, Mercedes, Marisol*, Lucrecia, Maximina, Antonia, Lourdes*, Lidiana, Altagracia, Fabiola, Maria
*not pictured


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