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Agapao 1 Group
In this Group: Marie Anne, Angelique, Dadit Popelle, Max Rock, Marie, Monique, Augustine Cadie
Marie, age 52, is married with 2 children, ages 23 and 27. Both of her kids are currently attending a university. She represents Agapao 1 Group. Marie produces and sells fruit juice. She has been operating this business for 3 years. She will use the loan to buy more materials used in making fruit juice. She has many customers asking for more fruit juice than she is able to produce with her current equipment. Her business strategy is to sell her juice in several places in the market, and to sell the juice in different size bottles.

This is Marie's first loan with HOPE Congo. HOPE and her group are confident she will be able to repay the loan. Marie dreams of opening a fruit juice factory one day in Brazzaville.

Additional Information

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
  • 510.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BEAC (XAF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Agapao 1 Group's $3,100 loan helped a member to pay for materials used in making fruit juice.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 25, 2012
Oct 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013