A loan of $4,950 helped a member to pay for clothes and shoes.

Femmes Vertueuses 2 Group's story

Odile, age 62, is a widow with 7 children, ages 22 to 42 years old. The 22-year-old is currently attending college. Odile also provides and cares for a niece and nephew. Odile is representing the Femmes Vertueuses 2 group. She has a stand in a market where she sells oil, clothing and shoes. She has had this business for 2 years. She will use the loan to buy clothing and shoes to sell at her stand. Her business strategy is to have a lot of contact with her customers. She greets them and tries to talk and get to know them. She has received 2 previous loans from HOPE Congo, Kiva's partner. She has a good repayment record. She hopes to travel abroad one day to buy merchandise and bring it back to Brazzaville to sell.

In this group: Odile, Mireille, Josephine, Adele, Colette, Bernadette, Claude

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