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Amen 1 Group

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Brazzaville, Brazzaville, Congo (Rep.) / Food

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A loan helped to buy ingredients for her beignets, including flour, sugar, and yeast.


Amen 1 Group's story

Francoise, age 59, is a widow with six children, ages 27 to 43 years old. She is representing the Amen 1 group. Francoise bakes and sells beignets in a local market. She has been operating this business for over 20 years. She has gained a reputation in her community for selling tasty beignets. She will use the loan to buy ingredients for her beignets, including flour, sugar, and yeast. Her business strategy is to offer good customer service to all customers. She is always friendly and helpful with her customers. This is Francoise’s first loan with HOPE Congo, Kiva’s partner. Francoise and her group members trust she will use the loan well and repay it.