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A loan of $3,625 helped a member to buy meat, flour, cooking oil, and butter.

El Guano 2, 3 & 4 Group's story

Margarita is the coordinator of the El Guano 2, 3 & 4 group, in honor of their community name. This group is comprised of 15 micro-entrepreneurs located in the city of San Pedro de Macoris. Here, she makes her home in a simple structure with her long-term partner and their four children.

Margarita is excited to be taking her sixth loan with Esperanza International Dominican Republic. This is after having successfully repaid her previous loans and grown her business. This businesswoman runs a fried food stall where she sells fried chicken, beef, pork, fried dough, and plantains. This is a popular business in the Dominican Republic, especially for breakfast and dinner. She plans to use this loan to invest in her business by purchasing meat, flour, cooking oil, butter, and other goods.

Margarita said that her most difficult challenge has been raising and educating her children. She is helping her long term partner to provide as much as they can to their family. She will use the profits to reinvest and to save for any needs in her family. She thanks you all for your support.

In this group: Margarita, Miguel, Johana, Heleine, Maritza, Luis*, Ramona, Marie, Maria, Yenifer, Cristina, Faustina, Modesta, Agustine, Mildre
*not pictured

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