A loan of $5,025 helped a member to buy rice, beans, sugar, flour, vegetables, etc. for her grocery store.


Bethel Group's story

Xiomara is one of the members of the Bethel Group. This group is located in one of the rural communities surrounding San Pedro de Macorís, a city famous for baseball players and the sugarcane industry. The main economic activities are a free trade zone and a cement factory. There are 15 borrowers in the group who are businessmen and businesswomen.

Xiomara's business is a grocery store run from her house. She makes her home in a simple structure with her long-term partner and their child. She has had her business for almost four years.

Xiomara is excited to be taking out her eighth loan with Esperanza after having successfully repaid her previous loan and grown her business. She plans to invest this loan in her business to increase her inventory. She will reinvest her profits in the business and save money. She thanks you all for your support.

In this group: Xiomara, Alvaro*, Yesica, Susana, Sandra, Elma, Raquel, Edwin*, Juana, Rocio, Rosenda, Dominga, Kirsis, Cesar*, Yanira
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