A loan of $4,425 helped a member to buy fish and other seafood.


Mano Amiga 1, 2, 3 & 4 Group's story

Escolastica is the coordinator of the loan group Mano Amiga (Friendly Hand) 1, 2, 3 & 4. Her group is comprised of 20 entrepreneurs from the Samana peninsula, a lush and rugged area with a growing tourism industry. Escolastica lives in a simple structure with her husband and their two children. She runs a business selling fried fish and other cooked seafood from a stand next to her home. Escolastica is excited to be taking her tenth loan with Esperanza. She has successfully repaid her previous loans and grown her business.

Escolastica is requesting a loan to buy fish and other seafood. She will use the profit from her loan to provide her family with necessities such as clothes, food, and education. Escolastica dreams of rebuilding her house with a better structure. She thanks you all for your support.

In this group: Escolatica, Juana, Magdalena, Jesus, Julia, Crucita, Pelagia, Yaniris, Rebeca, Juana, Matilde, Maria, Teresa, Colasa, Alexandra, Domingo, Felicita*, Carolina*, Susana, Toribia
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