A loan of $3,725 helped a member to buy hair and beauty products.

Las Mariposas 1 & 2 Group's story

Alejandra is one of the members of Las Mariposas (The Butterflies) 1 & 2. Her group is located in the urban slums surrounding Santo Domingo. These ten women are dedicated to working hard and developing their businesses to bring changes to their families and their community.

Alejandra makes her home in a simple structure with her two children. She is a single mother and her children are attending school. Alejandra is excited to be taking out her seventh loan with Esperanza after having successfully repaid her previous loans and grown her business. She runs a beauty salon, and this loan is intended for purchasing miscellaneous hair and beauty supplies. She will use the profits to cover her home expenses and to provide her children what they need. Also, she is planning to reinvest in the success of her business. She thanks you all for your support.

In this group: Alejandra, Santa, Sofia, Yrma, Lourdes, Andrea, Altagracia*, Antonia, Francisca*, Juana
*not pictured

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