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Helene is a 62 year old client. She is a widow with seven children and five grandchildren. After the death of her husband, she began to sell fresh food at the market in order to support her family.

When she first started with Hope, she was selling her fresh food from a stand. After receiving loans from Hope, her business grew. She no longer sells from a stall, but rents a cold storage room and buys her products in bulk.

The loans have made an impact on her social, economic, and family life. Her savings are growing, and she pays back her loans without difficulty. With her profits, she takes care of her family and ensures the education of her grandchildren.

Her plan is to keep going and become a renowned wholesaler of fresh food.
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Cliente de 62 ans, elle est veuve et a 7 enfants plus et grand mère de 5 petits enfants ,A la mort de son mari pour subvenir aux besoins de des enfants ,elle se lance dans la vente des vivres frais au marche.

Quand elle commence a Hope, elle vendait ses vivres frais sur un étalage,et depuis qu'elle a bénéficie de prêts de Hope, son activite a grandi, elle ne vend plus sur les étalages, a l'heure actuelle elle loue une chambre froide et elle achete en gros.
Les differents prêts ont fait eu de l'impact dans sa vie sociale et économique et familiale ,elle épargne constamment et fait ses remboursements sans difficultés et avec ses benefices elle prend soin de sa famille et elle assure la scolarité de ses petits enfants.

Elle a pour ambition de continuer d'aller vers l'avant et être une grossiste renommée des vivres frais.

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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.

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  • $6,600
    Average annual income
  • 0
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  • $2,281,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 505.6
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BEAC (XAF) = $1 USD