A loan of $1,700 helped a member to purchase shoe material and the perfumes (Avon) to be sold.


Fuente Para El Desarollo- Group 2's story

Josephina K. A. has a very open and welcoming personality and loves to laugh. She lives in a small town in Samana called Las Galeras. She is the mother of four children, ages 11, 15, 16, and 19. All of them live with her except her eldest. In her spare time, she enjoys music and going to the nearby beach.


She owns a business, selling materials for shoemaK. and other products such as perfumes. The loan will be used to buy materials and the other items she sells. Ms. K. A. has been worK. with Esperanza for 2 ½ years. She was able to start her business with the help of loans she acquired. She is currently worK. out of a small wooden house. In the future she hopes to have a larger establishment maD. of stone that can withstand the weather.




Ms. Josephina K. A. is part of a 6 person group (Group 2) that is part of a 35 person micro-bank called Fuente para el Desarollo, or Fountain for Development in English. In the picture, she is in the middle with a white sleeveless shirt. The others are group members or members of their micro-bank.

Ms. A.'s story is just one of a list of men and women who are improving their quality of life through the help of Esperanza micro-credit loans. This group has united with a common vision of a better life through faith and hope in their hearts and an unbreakable spirit. Each of the associates in this bank have a similar business whether it is selling shoemaK. materials or operating a taxi service. Thank you for your support.

In this group: Josephina, Enma, Benjamin, Fermina, Ana, Felix


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