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He has a small hardware stand, and a cell phone card stand. He has been operating these two small businesses for 2.5 years. He will use his share of the loan to buy various hardware store items and prepaid phone cards. His business strategy is to give friendly and helpful customer service. This is Gordon's first loan with HOPE Congo, Kiva's partner. HOPE and his group are confident he will repay the loan. Gordon hopes to grow his businesses, through the loan.
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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.
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid