A loan of $975 helped to purchase cooking utensils,saucepans,buckets,plastic jugsand traditional cloth.


Francoise Yvette's story

She is a 48 year old client who is unmarried and has 2 children between the ages of 22 and 26 .She started selling various products about 10 years ago, she has been a Hope beneficiary for about 10 years and she sells kitchen utensils and fabrics. Her takings have increased by about 20,000 Frs. to 50,000 Frs. per day and she has been making considerable profits since she obtained her loans. Her business has progressed a lot, with her fourth loan, she intends to increase her stock, add fabrics of different qualities like the real wax, Hi target wax, textiles, bowls, basins, buckets, saucepans, and jugs. Her ambition is to become a fabric wholesaler and hold a depot of plastic utensils that she will purchase in Kinshasa. For her family she is in the process of building a house for her children.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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