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Prudence Cynthia
This woman is a married mother of one child aged 2, and has one person in her care. For seven years, she has been getting supplies of costume jewelry in Kinshasa, which she re-sells at the market at a display stand. She has mastered her knowledge of the various qualities and current models in order to satisfy her customers' requests. She makes between 50,000 F and 70,000 F worth of sales each day.

With this loan, she is going to buy ceremonial finery, sets of necklaces, earrings, bracelets, rings, nail polish, decorative combs, and barrettes.

Being on her second loan cycle, she repaid her previous loan without difficulty and made considerable savings in order to achieve her objective, which was to sell a large quantity of items so as to expand her business and open a shop.
Mariée, mère d’un enfant âgé de 02 ans et ayant une personne à sa charge. Depuis 7ans, elle s’approvisionne à Kinshasa en bijoux pacotilles qu’elle revend au marché sur un étalage. Elle maitrise la qualité et les modèles actuels pour satisfaire la demande de ses clientes, elle vend par jour 50.000F à 70.000F.

Avec le prêt, elle va acheter : les parures pour les cérémonies, les ensembles colliers, boucles d’oreilles, bracelets, bagues, vernis à ongle, peigne à cheveux, des barrettes à cheveux.
Etant deja a son deuxieme cycle, elle a rembourser son pret son difficultes et a fait des epargnes considerables pour pouvoir atteindre son objectif , vendre beaucoup afin d'elargir son activite et d’ouvrir une boutique.

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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.

About Congo (Rep.)

  • $2,250
    Average annual income
  • 0
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    Congo (Rep.) Loans Fundraising
  • $2,177,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 457.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BEAC (XAF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Prudence Cynthia to buy necklaces, earrings, bracelets, rings, and nail polish.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 14, 2011
Aug 9, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2011