A loan of $2,800 helped a member to buy shoes and clothing items.


L'espoir 1, 2 & 3 Group's story

Jonas is the coordinator of his group, Hope 1, 2 & 3. He is a merchant. All of the members of the group live in the De Bor De Mer region of Haiti where electricity is rare and water is very scarce. Jonas has run his business for 6 years. Before becoming a merchant, Jonas was a student. Jonas wants to use this loan to invest in various products, such as shoes and various clothing items. He hopes that this loan will help grow his business and stock of diverse products. The other members need loans for their businesses such as selling diverse products. He says that the main goal is to become a top merchant.

In this group: Jonas, Adline, Sinord, Danie, Philomise, Rosette, Alusma, Daniel, Josette, Milouse, Clerilia, Zilma, Nelsie

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Anika Lindemuth



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