A loan of $500 helped to buy building materials for wall coating and roof.

Carmen's story

Carmen, from the city of Samana, is one of the members having a Housing loan. This is her 7th loan which she will use to improve her house. She has had her business for over four years, starting with her first loan in Esperanza. Her last loan was invested in the business where she sells groceries.

Esperanza Internacional runs a program for their good clients who are reliable in paying back their loans, who have fulfilled the commitment to grow their business, and who have shown fidelity in their groups. This allows them to take out a loan to improve the structure of their house at the same time as running their business and attending their group meetings.

Carmen lives in part of her house with her long-term partner and her only child. She started building this house long time ago, but she couldn't finish it, so now she is requesting this loan to buy cement and other construction materials to finish covering the concrete block and to build the roof. She thanks God, Esperanza Internacional, and all of you for this opportunity. In her name and that of her family, thanks to all of you for your support!

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