A loan of $625 helped to buy five cases of red wine, five cases of white wine, three cases of rosé wine, ten cases of imported juice, ten cases of Ngok beer, ten cases of Primus beer, and cases of whiskey.


Samuel's story

This borrower is a 40-year-old married father of two children aged 2 and 18.
He has a cellar where he has been selling local and imported drinks for five years.
His daily sales are considerable. He earns on average 35,000 to 50,000 FCF per day. Upon the granting of this loan, he is going to expand his business by buying five cases of red wine, five cases of white wine, three cases of rosé wine, ten cases of imported juice, ten cases of light beer, ten cases of Primus beer, and cases of imported drinks.
With good customer service and widespread publicity, he has a good reputation in the area.
He gets his merchandise from large suppliers in Kinshasa and Pointe Noire.
With the profits from his sales, he is thinking of saving for the long term in order to open a store where he will be able to sell in bulk to other sellers in the area.
As a good father, he provides for the family by financing his children's education and introducing his family to business.

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