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Lamentation De Geremy Group
In this Group: Edma, Lineda, Lucie, Wislande, Thermintus*, Pristil, Gernide, Bleette, Nadeline, Fradel*, Claudette, Juliana, Jaccine, Julienne, Sonia, Modeline, Jeanwicks*, Masline, Mariechantal, Malene
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Edma is the coordinator of her group Lamentation de Geremy. She lives in the Trou-du-Nord region of Haiti where electricity is rare and water is very scarce. She has been managing her business selling coal for the last 4 years. She would like to use this loan to invest in coal; she bought wood for the coal.

The other members of the group need a loan for businesses such as selling foodstuffs, cosmetics, clothing, shoes and coal. Edma says that her main challenge is to sell more since the economic crisis in Haiti she does not receive much money.
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Edma est la coordinatrice de son groupe Lamentation de Geremy. Elle habite dans la région de Trou-du-Nord d’Haïti où de l’électricité est rare et de l’eau est très limitée. Elle a dirigé son commerce de vente de charbon pendant les 4 dernières années. Elle voudrait utiliser cet emprunt pour investir dans le charbon, elle a acheté du bois pour le charbon.

Des autres membres du groupe ont besoin d’un emprunt pour tels commerces comme vendre des produits alimentaires, cosmétiques, vêtements, chaussureset du charbon. Edma dit que son défi principal est en mesure de vendre plus depuis la crise économique en Haïti ne reçoit pas beaucoup d'argent.

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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 Haiti

  • $1,300
    Average annual income
  • 9
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    Haiti Loans Fundraising
  • $2,533,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.0
    Haiti Gourdes (HTG) = $1 USD