A loan of $3,125 helped a member to purchase cosmetic products, shoes, clothing, etc. to resell.

:l' Espoir 1, 2 & 3 Group's story

Jonas is the coordinator of his group L'Espoir 1, 2 & 3. He is a merchant. The members of this group all live in the DE BOR DE MER region, where electricity is rare and potable water is very limited. Jonas has been running his business for seven years. Before starting it, he was a student.

Jonas would like to use this loan to invest in a variety of goods (cosmetics, shoes, clothing). He hopes that his loan will help him to expand his business selling various products. Other members of the group have need of a loan for such businesses. He says that his main challenge is to become a big shopkeeper.

In this group: Jonas, Lucita, Philogene, Philotide, Danie, Josette, Nelsie, Joel, Milouse, Clerilia, Alpha, Marise*, Louis, Rosette, Philomise
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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