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El Samaritano Group
In this Group: Tomasa, Miguelina, Marisol, Ivelisse, Frinet
Tomasa is a single mother with two children. She is the coordinator of her group El Samaritano ("The Samaritan") 3. Her group is located in the rural area surrounding Hato Mayor, an agricultural area. She makes her home here in a simple house with her two children. She says that her most difficult challenge is to raise her children alone, working and taking care of them. In the meantime, she enjoys doing business.

Tomasa requires a loan to buy underwear, which she sell them in the house and by walking in her community and others nearby. She will sells to clients and to other sellers. She is planning in a short term to have a bigger inventory and to wholesale more quantities. Tomasa and her group are thankful for your support!

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Dominican Republic

  • $9,700
    Average annual income
  • 1
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  • $8,583,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 38.9
    Dominican Republic Pesos (DOP) = $1 USD