A loan of $3,125 helped a member to pay for baby and children's clothes to sell in the local market.

Maranatha 2 Group's story

Bienvenue, age 50, is married and has two children, 17 and 25 years old. The 17-year-old is still in school, and the older child is working. Bienvenue is representing the Maranatha 2 Group. She sells children and baby's clothes in a local market. She has had this business for 20 years. She has gained a good reputation in the community, and many people know about her business. She will use the loan proceeds to buy more clothing to sell. Her business strategy is to offer friendly customer service to all her clients.
Bienvenue has received three previous loans from HOPE Congo, Kiva's partner. She has a good repayment record. She wants to grow her business and become a great businesswoman. She hopes her children work in commerce, as she does.

In this group: Bienvenue , Angele, Guinegonde, Blanche, Julienne
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