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A 40-year woman, single with two children, 16 and 20 years of age. In 1990, when abandoning her studies because of the need to support herself, she started a business selling office and school supplies. Her stand is located in front of the French Cultural Center, in an area with many administrative and governmental offices and schools (including a high school), where people have a need for her supplies.

With this loan she is hoping to receive, she will purchase 10 reams of paper, notebooks in various sizes, ballpoint pens of various quality grade and color, paper clips, staplers, file folders and subfolder inserts…everything that is needed for the office and classroom. In the future, she envisages opening a stationery store. With her savings, she will continue helping her children receive a full university education. She is very friendly and always there for her customers.
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jeune femme de 40ans, celibataire avec 2 enfants dont l'age varie entre 16 et 20 ans. En 1990 Elle se lance dans la vente des fournitures des bureaux et scolaires quand elle arrete ses etudes pour cause de soutien.

Son etalage est installe devant le Centre Culturel Francais,ou il ya plusieurs administrations, ecoles ,lycee et ministeres ou les gens ont besoin des ses fournitures.

Avec le pret qu'elle compte recevoir elle va acheter 10 rames de papiers, les cahiers de toutes tailles, des bics de differents qualites et couleurs, trombones, agrapeuses, chemises et sous chemises...tout ce dont on a besoin pour le bureau et la scolarite.
A l'avenir elle a un projet d'ouvrir une papeterie, et avec ses epargnes , elle va continuer a aider ses enfants a faire des longues etudes universitaires, tres accueillante elle est vraiment disponible pour ses clients

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About HOPE Congo S.A.: HOPE Congo S.A. is a start-up microfinance institution located in Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo. As of 2009, the Republic of the Congo was the 136th-ranked country in the United Nations Development Programme’s Human Development Index. The average life expectancy is in the low 50s and food insecurity poses a constant threat to ordinary people’s well-being. Through the creation of community banks, HOPE Congo provides credit, savings, and training for entrepreneurs in Brazzaville. With their services, they aim to nourish a culture of saving and an independent community of responsible and self-sustaining entrepreneurs.

Please note that this Field Partner does not meet all of the minimum criteria for partnership with Kiva. HOPE Congo is a start-up MFI that is being fully backed by the HOPE International with an institutional guarantee. Because Kiva lenders are fully protected against institutional failure by the guarantee agreement, Kiva felt it was appropriate to override our minimum criteria in order to access this new market.

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  • $2,250
    Average annual income
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  • $2,177,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 507.5
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BEAC (XAF) = $1 USD