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This client is 54 years old, widowed, and has five children between the ages of 17 and 36 in her care. She began selling second-hand clothing in 1998 with 30,000 Frs. capital.
She has already gone through three loan cycles with Hope; she is an exemplary leader, has repaid her loans without defaulting, and has built up considerable savings.
With this new loan, she is going to buy bales of second-hand clothing, specifically unused undergarments such as bras and women's slips.
Her strategy is to choose the best products and to offer quality service to her customers.
Her ambitions are to open an undergarments store and to take care of her children and ensure a good future for them.

Cliente de 54 ans, veuve avec 5 enfants a sa charge dont l’âge varie entre 17 et 36 ans. Elle se lance dans la vente de la friperie en 1998 avec une somme de 30.000frs.
Elle est déjà passe par trois cycles de prêts de Hope, elle est leader, très exemplaire, elle a fait ses remboursements sans défauts de paiements, et elle a des épargnes considérables.
Avec ce nouveau prêt, elle va acheter des ballots de friperie de sous vêtements non utilises, tel que des soutiens et slips des femmes.
Sa stratégie est de choisir les meilleurs produits et d’offrir une bonne qualité de service à ses clients.
Elle a pour ambition d’ouvrir une boutique de sous vêtements, prendre soin de ses enfants et assuré leur avenir.

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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
  • 484.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BEAC (XAF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Jeanne to buy bales of second-hand clothing, specifically unused women's undergarments.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 9, 2011
Dec 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2012