A loan of $6,550 helped a member to buy underwear to sell.


El Progreso 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 Group's story

Bianca is one of the members of the group El Progreso 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5, made up of 25 micro-business owners. They all work selling clothes, natural products, shoes, food, etc. This is Bianca's second loan from Esperanza Internacional, after having paid off her previous loan satisfactorily and taken a step towards business growth.

She has had her business selling underwear for around four years. She started the business with her own resources. Bianca is planning to invest her new loan towards purchasing underwear at wholesale. She is going to use her earnings to continue saving and increasing her inventory. She is dreaming of having an improved business in order to provide her children a better and safer life. She is a single mother with three children. She tells us that her most difficult challenge has been to raise her children alone. She loves to watch television and to be with her children.

In this group: Bianca, Maria, Lourdes, Rosalia, Ramona, Marianela, Odalis, Ana, Ubarda, Percia*, Rosaura, Edwin, Roselia, Teofila, Serafina, Nelson, Gregoria*, Luis, Maria, Josefina, Aneudi, Francys, Paula*, Ramona, Arbeli
*not pictured


Loan details


Lenders and lending teams




Loan details