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Patrick Arnaud Gildas

Update on Patrick Arnaud Gildas

This customer is 37 years old, single with 2 children aged 13 and 3 years. At the end of his studies he began to sell smoked salt-water fish such as herring and mackerel.

His sales have greatly increased, to the point where his income is now between 150,000 francs and 450,000 per day. He has begun selling cartons of fish wholesale or semi-wholesale, which he buys in Pointe Noire.

He has already been granted three loan cycles, successfully repaid his loans and made huge savings. With this new loan, he will strengthen his stock supply by purchasing 25 cartons of herring and 20 boxes of mackerels he then delivers to market retailers.

Very ambitious, he wants to go all the way : become a wholesaler and a prominent businessman in this country.
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Client de 37 ans , celibataire avec 2 enfants dont l'age varie entre 3 et 13 ans. A la fin de ses etudes il se lance dans la vente des poissons de mer fumes comme le hareng et la maquerelle.Ses ventes ont largement augmentes, il a des recettes de 150.000 a 450.000 frs par jour et a commence a faire la vente en gros et demi gros, des cartons de poissons qu'elle va acheter a Pointe Noire.

Il a déjà bénéficié de trois cycles de prêt, il a rembourse son prêt avec succès et a fait des épargnes énormes.
Avec ce nouveau prêt , il va renforcer le stock de ses marchandises, il va acheter 25 cartons de hareng et 20 cartons de maquerelles qu'il livre chez vendeurs du marche.
Tres ambitieux, il tient a aller jusqu'au bout devenir un grossiste et un homme d'affaire important de ce pays .

Previous Loan Details

A 36-year old college graduate, single with two children in his care, 2 and 12 years old. After obtaining his economics degree in 2002, he launched a business selling smoked sea fish such as herrings and mackerel. Thanks to his first loan, he bought ten boxes of herring and five boxes of mack... More from Patrick Arnaud Gildas's previous loan »

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Important Information

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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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
  • 471.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BEAC (XAF) = $1 USD