A loan of $3,575 helped a member to buy flour, plantains, meat, etc.


Esperanza Divina Group's story

Bartola is a member of the group Esperanza Divina (Divine hope). This group, like many others, runs its businesses by walking through the community and selling from home. Most of them are selling clothes, shoes and jewelry, while others run beauty salons, grocery stores, etc. Bartola makes her home in a simple structure with her long-term partner and their four children. They live in the rural area surrounding Hato Mayor, an agricultural area. Bartola operates a fried food stall business. She has been in business for over five years, starting with some savings she had. While she says that her most important challenge is developing her business into a Comedor (a little restaurant), she continues to enjoy it. She is excited to be taking her third loan with Esperanza. She plans to use her loan to buy food ingredients like chicken, beef, flour, plantains, and other goods. Bartola will use the profits to reinvest in her business. She is very happy for your support and she wants to thank you in her group’s name and her own!

In this group: Bartola, Roberto, Maria, Carolina, Marindri, Flor, Dima, Genesis*, Candida, Luscasilda*
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