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Abondance 1 Group
In this Group: Rodolphe, Ardavon, Chandrel, Jean, Brice
Rodolphe, age 38, is married with two children, ages 2 and 5 years old. He currently sends one child to attend school.

Rodolphe is representing the Abondance 1 group. He owns and operates a small shop where he sells various food and drink items. He has had this business for three years.

He plans to use the loan to buy imported drinks in bulk. The loan allows him to buy his merchandise in bulk, and because of this he receives a lower cost per item. His business strategy is to open very early and close very late.

Rodolphe has received one previous loan from HOPE Congo, Kiva’s partner. He has a good repayment record.

Additional Information

Important Information

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.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Congo (Rep.)

  • $6,600
    Average annual income
  • 0
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    Congo (Rep.) Loans Fundraising
  • $2,281,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 521.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BEAC (XAF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Abondance 1 Group's $2,500 loan helped a member to pay for a bulk order of imported drinks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 14, 2012
Sep 5, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013