My God (2) Group
An experienced vendor, Alexandre started out with just a small market kiosk and now has his own shop. Alexandre would like to purchase additional merchandise to sell at his shop through taking out a loan of 400,000 CFA with HOPE Congo.
Alexandre first joined HOPE Congo in 2012, and is currently on his sixth loan cycle. He hopes to be able to continue to grow his business and continue supporting his family.
The father of three children, Alexandre hopes that they will one day be able to grow up to work jobs of their own. Through growing his business, Alexandre dreams of being able to buy his own property and build a home for his family.
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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