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God Bless 2 Group
In this Group: Robert, Felicite, Lydie Emma, Anna, Laurine Richmonde, Clarisse, Doudier, Alix
Robert is married with an eight month old baby girl. He is representing the God Bless 2 group. Robert has a small shop where he sells canned goods. He has had this business for just six months. He will use the loan to buy more canned goods to sell. This loan will help him add a lot more merchandise to his newly opened shop. His business strategy is to provide friendly customer service and try to sell what the customers want.

This is Robert's first loan from Kiva's partner, HOPE Congo. HOPE and his group are confident in his ability to repay the loan. Robert wants to grow his business and expand in the future.

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
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  • $2,281,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 510.6
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BEAC (XAF) = $1 USD