A loan of $3,675 helped a member to buy clothes to sell.

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

Marcelina is one of the members of the Grupo La Buena Nueva 1, 2, y 3 (The Good New Group 1, 2, and 3), located in the city of Samana. This group is composed of 15 micro-entrepreneurs who sell clothes, shoes, cosmetics and fruits and who also provide services including a Beauty salon, shoe repair, Motor taxi, etc.

Marcelina is a businesswoman who lives with her husband and their six children. She tells us that her greatest challenge is to serve God. Marcelina is very excited to receive her 8th loan with Kiva partner Esperanza Internacional, after having satisfactorily paid off her earlier loans, and with each one contributing to growing her business. She has had her business for about four years. She started it with the aim of making money and being useful and that is when she took her first Esperanza loan. She is planning to use her new loan to purchase different styles of clothing. She plans to use her earnings to help her husband with extra income. Her dream is to have a successful business and a comfortable house.

The group pictures are separated; these three pictures make the complete group of 15.

In this group: Marcelina, Caterin, Pedro, Manuela, Delfin, Jhonathan, Pamela, Maria, Isidro, Andres, Yngrid, Martina, Janira, Rosa, Yisel
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