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L. is a client of HOPE Congo. She is 37 years old, married and mother of 4 children aged between 5 and 16 years.

Seeing that the wages of her husband were not enough to support the expenses of her family and children, as well as the expenses of their schooling, she decided to begin an activity in 2007. With the sum of 40,000 frs, she opened a restaurant with a specialty of grilled beef, chicken leg and fish.

With the new loan, she intends to buy of the 2 cartons of beef steak, 3 cartons of chicken leg, and a carton of fish, an oil can of 25 liters, spices and maniocs.

Her sales are considerable, with daily incomes of 30.000frs to70.000 frs, she has also a good return and she is in the process of saving to grow and open a large restaurant.
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L. est une cliente de HOPE Congo. Elle a 37 ans, mariée et mère de 4 enfants dont l’âge varie entre 5 et 16 ans.
Ayant constaté que le salaire de son mari ne suffisait pas pour supporter la charge de sa famille et les enfants prendre en charge les frais d’écolage des enfants, elle décide de monter une activité en 2007, avec la somme de 40.000 frs, elle ouvre un restaurant spécialité grillade de viande de bœuf, cuisse de poulet et de poissons.
Avec le prêt octroyé, elle compte acheter des 2 cartons de steak de viande de bœuf, 3 cartons de cuisse de poulets, et un carton de poissons, un bidon d’huile de 25l, des épices et du maniocs.
Ses ventes sont considérables, elle a des revenus journaliers de 30.000frs à 70.000 frs par jour, elle a aussi des gros bénéfices et elle est entrain d’épargner pour agrandir et ouvrir un grand restaurant.

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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
  • 479.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BEAC (XAF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Nambou purchase cartons of : sides of pork , sausage, chicken legs, chicken wings.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 3, 2011
Mar 3, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2011