A loan of $3,025 helped a member to pay for bales of clothes to sell in his shop.

La Paix 1 Group's story

Pierre Berno, age 34, is married with a 5-year-old child. He is representing the "La Paix 1" group. He sells used clothes in the local market in Brazzaville. He has had this business for 3 years. He is a very motivated young man. Pierre Berno is also a city bus driver, a position that allows him to make a little extra income. He will buy bales of used clothing with the loan. In Congo used clothing is put into large bales and sold in bulk by suppliers. His business strategy is to welcome each customer and offer good customer service.
Pierre Berno has received 3 previous loans from Kiva's partner, HOPE Congo. He has a good repayment record. He hopes to continue to expand his business and offer a greater variety of clothing items. He will use some of the profits from his business to put his child in a good school as well as provide for and improve his family's life.

In this group: Pierre Berno, Mariane, Denise

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