A loan of $2,125 helped a member to pay for flour and sugar.


Deo-Gracias 3 Group's story

Solange, age 44, is married with 4 children, ages 8 to 22 years old. All 4 of her children are attending school. She is representing the Deo-Gracias 3 group. Solange owns and operates a bakery where she primarily bakes cakes. She has had this business for 5 years.

She will use the loan to buy flour and sugar for her cake making. Her business strategy is to sell cakes to all the shops in her community. She has received 1 previous loan from Kiva's partner, HOPE Congo. She repaid well on her first loan. She hopes to one day be able to start another small business, selling clothes in the market.

In this group: Solange, Jeanne, Mireille, Roch
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