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Dieu Est Bon 2 Group
In this Group: Roland, Rudege Rita, Espoir, Brigitte, Louise, Gaston
Roland, age 36, is married with two children, ages 1 and 4 years old. He is representing the Dieu est Bon 2 group.

Roland owns and operates a restaurant in Brazzaville. He has owned this restaurant for six years. He will use the loan to buy milk, onions, oil, coffee, spaghetti, and sardines.

Roland's business strategy is to be open every day of the week, and to open very early each day. He tries to open earlier than the other restaurants in his community.

Roland has received three previous loans from Kiva's partner, HOPE Congo. He has a good repayment record.

Roland hopes his restaurant will continue to grow into a large establishment.

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Important Information

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.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

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
  • 535.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BEAC (XAF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Dieu Est Bon 2 Group's $5,625 loan helped a member to pay for milk, onions, oil, coffee, spaghetti, and sardines for his restaurant.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 19, 2012
Listed
Aug 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 15, 2013