A loan of $5,950 helped a member to buy shoes.


Las Responsables 1, 2 & 4 Group's story

Celia is one of the members of the group Las Responsables (The Responsible) 1, 2 & 4. She makes her home here in a simple structure with her 4 children and their father. She is a hard-working woman and helps her family by bringing in extra income. Celia is excited to be taking her 6th loan with Esperanza after having successfully repaid her previous loan and growing her business. She has had her business for 8 and a half years, starting with her own savings after working in different jobs. She plans to use this loan to invest in her business by purchasing shoes. She sells her product by walking and from her home. She will use the profits to reinvest in her business and providing for her family needs. She is helping her long-term partner by bringing extra income. This group is located in one of the "bateyes" near La Romana, and its members are mostly Haitians. Bateyes are rural areas surrounded by sugarcane fields.

In this group: Celia, Ramona, Hilma, Elisa, Nareyda, Maria, Ivelice, Maribel, Benita, Elvira*, Victoria, Angela, Altagracia*, Yolanda, Luis
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