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Total loan: $4,725
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Canal De Bendicion 3 & 4 Group


A loan of $4,725 helped a member to buy women's clothing.


Canal De Bendicion 3 & 4 Group's story

Solenny is one of the members of the Canal de Bendicion 3 & 4 group, a group in which the majority are Haitian immigrants who live in the city of La Romana, where the economy depends on the sugar industry and on luxury tourism. It is becoming one of the most exclusive destinations in the Dominican Republic. The businesses are selling clothes, shoes, cosmetics, food, etc.

Solenny is single and she is studying because she wants to become professional. She tells us that her biggest challenge is to be able to finish her studies. She lives with her parents. She really enjoys studying and selling. Solenny is very excited to receive her 8th loan from Esperanza International, after having satisfactorily repaid her previous loans and having taken steps towards growing her business. She has had her business for almost 5 years, when she began selling miscellaneous products. She is planning to invest her new loan in the purchase of women's new clothes.

She plans to use her earnings to reinvest in her business and to save to pay for, or buy anything she needs for her studies. She is dreaming of having a clothing store and to be able to get married.

In this group: Solenny, Betty, Francia, Marielena*, Shela, Natividad, Yohanny, Clemente, Yoselyn*, Yanita
*not pictured


Loan details

Loan length:

7 months
Disbursed date: March 6, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Esperanza International Dominican Republic, a partner of HOPE International

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Loan details

Loan length:

7 months
Disbursed date: March 6, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Esperanza International Dominican Republic, a partner of HOPE International