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A loan of $5,175 helped a member to buy clothes, shoes, womens' accessories and cosmetics, etc.

Con Dios Adelante 3, 4 & 5 Group's story

Susana is the coordinator of her group, Con Dios Adelante 3, 4, & 5 (Forward with God). This group is located in in the rural areas surrounding La Romana, where the sugarcane harvest and the tourist industry dominate the economy. They all live in a "Batey" outside the city, surrounded by sugarcane fields. They are Haitian citizens working in the Dominican Republic.

Susana is the mother of four children and they live together in a modest home with her husband. She says that her most important challenge is to work to get what she and her family need, and to support her children. In the meantime she plans to continue to enjoy resting after her work day.

Susana is excited to be taking her sixth loan with Esperanza after having successfully repaid her previous loan and grown her business. She has had her business for around seven years, starting with some capital she and her husband saved. She plans to use this loan to invest in her business by buying clothes, shoes, womens' accessories and cosmetics products, etc. She wishes to have a successful business. Susana will uses her business profits to reinvest and to save. She dreams of having her own house.

In this group: Susana, Elena, Andera, Maria, Angeli, Ramona, Timena, Teresa, Elena*, Yineta, Yanira, Yaneta, Altagracia, Denis*, Yela
*not pictured

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