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Mother Jacky is 53 years old and single with two children ages 17 and 27, one of whom attends school while the other works in the same trade as his mother, the retail sale of salted fish.

Jacky began selling salted fish in 2006 at the Plateau market with a capital of 55,000F. Her secret is the diversification of merchandise. Her daily sales range from 20,000 to 50,000F.

With this third cycle loan, she plans to buy four cartons of cod, two cartons of sole, and two cartons of tuna fish.

Her business growth strategy to increase her revenue is to set up nice displays and greet her customers kindly.

“May God bless me, and may my children understand what I do so that they may one day assist me.''
Mère Jacky est âgée de 53 ans, célibataire avec 2 enfants de 17 et 27ans dont 1 va à l’école et l’autre exerce le même commerce : la vente du poisson salés en détail.
E n 2006, elle commence la vente des poissons salés au marché plateau avec un capital de55.000F.
Diversifier les poissons à vendre est son secret, elle a des ventes qui varient selon les jours, 20.000f et 50.000F.
Avec l’actuel prêt, du cycle 3, elle va acheter : 4carton de poissons morue, 2cartons de poissons soles, 2 cartons de poissons thons.
Bien présenter les tas, accueillir le client avec gentillesse est sa stratégie de vendre plus et continuer d’accroitre ses revenus.
‘‘Que Dieu me bénisse et que mes enfants comprenne ce je fais afin de me seconder un jour’’.

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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.

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
  • 453.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BEAC (XAF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Jacqueline to strengthen her stock with the purchase of cartons of cod, sole, and tuna fish.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 31, 2011
Apr 18, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2011