A loan of $2,575 helped a member to buy hardware.

Echo Mysterieux De Miniere Group's story

Philamar is the coordinator of his group, Echo Mysterieux de Miniere. They live in the Miniere (mining) region of Haiti where electricity is rare and water is very scarce. Philamar is not married and is the father of 15 children. Philamar has run his carpentry business for the past five years. Before starting in carpentry, he was a farmer.

Philamar would like to use is loan to invest in hardware for carpentry. He hopes that this loan will aid in growing his business. The other members of his group need a loans for items such as coal and food products. Philamar says that his main goal is to grow his business and to have a way to transport his materials.

In this group: Philamar, Emase, Antonine, Juline, Rosenie*, Dulene, Analise, Angeline, Eriveau, Monia, Rodeline, Rodelin*, Janette, Altamene, Marceline
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Anika Lindemuth

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