A loan of $850 helped to buy planks, plywood, varnish and sandpaper.

Laurd's story

This is a 36-year-old client, married with three children whose ages range from 1 to 9 years. He began carpentry 17 years ago when he interrupted his schooling in fifth grade.

Having already been granted three loan cycles from Hope Congo, he made ​​huge profits from the sale of his furniture. He promptly reimbursed the loans and always put aside some savings. These loans have truly changed his financial and economic life.

This new loan will serve to strengthen the stock of supplies he needs to manufacture his furniture, by acquiring products such as rolls of fabric and velvet, boards, plywood, sponges, glue and nails.

His strategy is to manufacture furniture, such as wardrobes, buffets, cabinets, beds, armchairs, he then exhibits prior to sales.

Well known for the quality of work provided, he is currently putting his profits into savings to eventually buy a machine to plane and saw boards, and a wood lathe, to provide his customers with a final well-finished product.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer René McConnell

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