A loan of $1,075 helped a member purchase more merchandise for her clothing business.


El Gran Esfuerzo 3 Group's story

Johanny V. is a group coordinator for the "El Gran Esfuerzo" (The Great Effort) Bank of Hope in Hato Mayor. She has no children. She does not have any formal education either. The "El Gran Esfuerzo" bank members are receiving their 6th loan. Johanny will be using her loan to buy clothes and other items for her business. Johanny's micro business is clothing sales. Previous to taking out microloans, these entrepreneurs could not run their own sustainable bussinesses. The group members did not see much of a future in other employment activities, and agreed that working for themselves shows much more promise and profit. In the future, Johanny mentions that she would like to grow her business, and improve her house with cement block installation. She would also like to have a place to set up her own clothing store. Thank you for supporting these entrepreneurs!

In this group: Johanny , Emilia, Jogui, Milena , Leonida
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