A loan of $5,750 helped a member to pay for flour, oil, sugar, corn, and firewood.

La Lumiere 1 Group's story

Gabriel, age 45, is married with 7 children, ages 7 to 30 years old. She has 4 children currently attending school. She also cares for her elderly father. Gabriel is representing the La Lumiere 1 group. She runs a small bakery where she makes beignets. She has been selling beignets in a local market in Brazzaville for 20 years! She will use the loan to buy flour, oil, sugar, corn, and firewood. Her business strategy is simple: to make good tasting beignets. She also sells them at a competitive price.

Gabriel has received 1 previous loan from Kiva's partner, HOPE Congo. She has a good repayment record. She hopes to use some of her business profits to enable her children to study abroad.

In this group: Gabriel Huguette, Andre Rufin, Nicia Kodat, Victorine, Robert, Lucienne

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