Juvet is a single father with one child who attends school. He sells women's clothes in a local market in Brazzaville. He has successfully run this business for seven years. He uses loans to buy women's clothing from a supplier in Brazzaville. Juvet's business strategy is to provide a large variety of clothing to attract customers. He finds his customers are most happy when they can find unique, stylish clothing. He has received three loan from HOPE Congo and has fully repaid them in a timely manner. He is looking forward to taking another loan to continue to increase the variety of clothing styles he offers. He uses the success of his business to bring stability and improved living conditions to his family.
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.