A loan of $4,375 helped a member to add to the stock of car parts and motor oil at his shop.


Prosperite 1 Group's story

Laurent, age 56, is married and has five children, from 20 to 28 years old. All five of his children are currently attending school or university. He also cares for his niece. Laurent is representing the Prosperité 1 group. He sells car parts and oil from a shop in his community. He has been running this business for three years. He will use the loan to add to his stock of car parts and motor oil. His business strategy is to market his business in the community. He knows it is important for people to be aware of his business and what he has to offer. He has received four previous loans from HOPE Congo, Kiva's partner, and he has a good repayment record. Laurent wants to continue to grow and develop his business. He hopes his children will find jobs and work and be successful.

In this group: Laurent Rufin, Margueritte, Esperance Auguste, Fellicite



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