A loan of $3,475 helped a member to buy shoes.


La Nueva Union 1, 2 & 3 Group's story

Bianca is a member of her group, La Nueva Union 1 & 2 (the New Union). Her group is based in the area surrounding La Romana, where the economy is based on the sugar cane industry and where there is little access to running water (none of which is potable) or stable electricity. Bianca makes her home with her two children and long-term partner, she is a young woman just 19 years old. Bianca is excited to receive her first loan in Esperanza international, She was invited to be part of this loan by her neighbors, because she has a business. Bianca resells shoes after she buys them from a catalog; this brand of shoes is very popular in the Dominican Republic. Her clients used to order from the catalog, but Bianca also buys every month different shoes and sizes, and sells them by walking or promoting them to her clients. She hopes with this loan to make her dreams come true, to have a successful business and a good house. She thanks you all for your support.

In this group: Bianca, Maria, Schnadine, Marisol, Violeta, Flor , Ruth, Oselina, Maribel, Maria, Yajaira*, Criscel, Kirsy, Maria, Yulay
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