A loan of $3,100 helped a member to buy non-alcoholic beverages, candies, sugar, fruits, and also underwear.


Unidas Con Cristo 1 & 2 Group's story

Elisna is a borrower who lives near La Romana, Dominican Republic, in a rural community. She is the coordinator for her group, named Unidas Con Cristo 1 & 2 (Unite with Christ), a group of Haitian citizens who have made their lives in the Bateyes of the Dominican Republic. Elisna, her long-term partner, and their four children live together in a Bateyes, which is a small rural community built by sugar companies for their field workers, in the tourist city of La Romana. Elisna also has two more grown children. Despite her difficulties, Elisna makes the most of her opportunities and she operates a miscellaneous sales business, where she sells non-alcoholic beverages such as soda, natural juices, and candies and also underwear, which she sells by walking in the street and from her home. Her most difficult challenge is to own her own house; meanwhile she enjoys working and being at home with her family. Elisna is requesting a loan to purchase different products to increase her inventory, such as non-alcoholic beverage, candies, sugar, fruits, and also underwear. She has had two previous loans and has been able to bring changes to her family’s life. She thanks you all for supporting this loan.

In this group: Elisna, Belgica, Marie, Altagrace, Josefina, Marie, Maria, Susana, Elianta, Charita
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