A loan of $650 helped purchase top up telephone cards, prepaid cards and SIM cards.


Beaudelaire's story

He is a 28 year old client who is single with no children and was unable to continue his studies at university after obtaining his baccalaureate .In 2007 he opened a telephone booth which is at his home, he has many customers and regular revenue of 40.000 to 70.000 Frs. per day.

This is his second loan, he intends to reinforce his activity by purchasing top up cards for different networks, telephone cards, prepaid cards and SIM cards. He also intends to subscribe to the Congo Telecom national network to satisfy his customers.

He is very ambitious, in the long term he aims to open several telephone booths and to save up to build a small agency to improve his working conditions and be sheltered from the rain and the sun.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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