A loan of $2,825 helped a member to buy charcoal.

Tet Trankil De Saillants 1, 2 &3 Group's story

Marc is the coordinator of his group Tet Trankil. He lives in the city of Trou du Nord in Haiti, where electricity is rare, and water is very limited. He is married and has five children.

Marc has been running his business for the last seven years. He would like to use this loan to invest in charcoal. He hopes that this loan will help him to expand his business.

The other members of Marc's [group] have need of a loan for such businesses as the selling charcoal, rice, or fish.

Marc says that his main challenge is a lack of steady customers. He says his main goals include increasing his business. His dream is to buy a motorbike to transport goods.

In this group: Marc, Claudia, Tidane, Franciette, Cleanta, Rosemane, Jocelyne, Cherie, Victor, Wilmain, Emilia, Elienne, Jacob, Niala, Christiane

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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