This is part 1 in a series of stories about Cubans that I have had connections with.
Enaudis and his wife live about 160km from Santiago de Cuba. They live in a village on a bay. Enaudis pastors a small Mennonite church and has a small fishing boat that he uses to catch fish in the bay for the local market. His wife was trying to make money with an old, rundown washing machine, taking in laundry from neighbours.
Through a small loan from money provided by MC Canada she was able to buy a new, better quality washing machine, as well as some supplies. They also had enough money left over to buy two small pigs that they will raise and sell for a nice profit. This extra income will allow them to spend more time strengthening God's church in their village.
Enaudis and his wife are some of the first in Cuba to receive a loan from this new program. Their experience will help shape the future of the program. I am fortunate to be able to help the Cuban church create this program that will help their people generate more income for their families and their churches.