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This 42-year-old single woman is the mother of three children whose ages range between 4 and 12 years old. She started working in the restaurant business in 1996 as a means of financial support.

Her daily sales reach 50,000 francs with profits of 8,000 francs. She prepares promotional dishes to attract her customers who consist of people walking by, students and local residents.

With this loan, she plans to bolster her activity by increasing her stocks with one sack of rice, one 25-liter can of oil, one bag of onions, one carton of tomatoes, smoked fish, salted fish, ten liters of palm oil, white beans and peanuts.

She wants to expand her business with a modernized restaurant and boost her profits to improve her family’s living conditions and pay for her children’s tuition.
Femme célibataire de 42ans, mère de 3 enfant dont varie entre 12 et 4ans.
En 1996, elle se lance dans la restauration pour se prendre en charge.

Par jour elle vend 50000f et ses bénéfices sont de 8000f, elle faits des plats promotionnels pour attirer ces clients qui sont les passants, les étudiants et habitants de son quartier.
Avec le prêt actuel, elle va renforcer son commerce en faisant beaucoup de réserve tel que 1sacde riz, 1bidon de 25litres d’huile, 1filet d’oignon, 1carton de tomates, du poisson fumé, du poisson salé, 10litres d’huile de palme, de l’haricot blanc et les arachides.

Dans le souci d’élargir son activité, elle voudra ouvrir un restaurant plus moderne et faire plus de bénéfices afin d’améliorer ses conditions de vie et celui de ses enfants en soutenant leurs scolarités.

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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.

About Congo (Rep.)

  • $6,600
    Average annual income
  • 0
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    Congo (Rep.) Loans Fundraising
  • $2,281,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 489.5
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BEAC (XAF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Edith to buy rice, a can of oil, salted fish, onions, smoked fish, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 26, 2010
Sep 23, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2011