A loan of $5,000 helped a member to buy more used clothing to re-sell to her community members.


La Prosperidad Group's story

María M. is a mother of three children. She has been a buyer of bulk clothing for some time and has worked part of her life in the selling of new and used clothing. María maD. the decision to ask for a loan through a BD. called “Prosperidad”\ in Samana, where our office is operating. María decided to invest her money in her business, hoping that it is successful. As all Dominican women, she enjoys meat and her favorite hobby is reading books and asking God for a better future for her family which we know our Lord with grant her.

Maria is part of a larger group of 35 men and women. Only 20 are taking out new loans right now, her loan represents the other 19 individuals in her Bank of Hope. Her group members have businesses in everything ranging from small grocery stores, to fried fish stands, to clothing and shoe sales.

On behalf of Maria, her group, and everyone here at Esperanza International-- we thank you for your support!

In this group: Maria, Carmen, Santiago, Isabel, Maria, Juana, Santo, Alejandro, Bernarda, Maria, Josefina, Dary, Antonio, Camila, Alexandro, Sencion, Altagracia, Altagracia, Jose, Luisa
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Cindy Kendall


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