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Nelvy Brunel
Nelvy Brunel, age 27, is married and the father of a three-year-old child. He lost his father when he was in 9th grade, and had to interrupt his studies due to a lack of financial means. In 2002, he started selling secondhand clothing. His strategy consists in buying bales of discontinued items, fashionable clothes, trousers and jeans, that he sorts and retails at the market.

His daily sales amount to XOF 30'000 to 60'000 (ca US$ 60 to 120) and he intends to save a lot to reach his goals. Thanks to experience he acquired, he intends to open a ready-to-wear store.
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Cliente de 27 ans, marie et père d’un enfant de 3 ans. Quand il perd son père en classe de troisième, il arrête ses études par manque de moyens.
En 2002, il se lance dans la vente de la friperie.
Sa stratégie est d’acheter des ballots de fin de séries, des tenues a la mode , des pantalons et culottes en jeans qu’il trie et vend en détail au marche , ses ventes sont de 30.000 a 60.000 frs par jour et a l’intention de beaucoup épargner pour atteindre ses objectifs.
Avec l’expérience acquise, il a pour ambition d’ouvrir une boutique d’habits prêt a porter.

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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
  • 459.9
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BEAC (XAF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Nelvy Brunel to buy bales of secondhand clothing, jeans, skirts and trousers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 4, 2011
Sep 9, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012