A loan of $4,000 helped a member to buy mattresses for sale.


Les Elites 1 Group's story

Danielle, age 26, is single with 2 children, ages 3 and 6 years old. Both of her children are attending school or nursery during the day. She is representing the Les Elites 1 group. Danielle has a business selling mattresses, and has had this business for 6 years. She will use the loan to buy more mattresses to stock her shop. Her business strategy is to be proactive by calling her customers and asking them if they need a mattress or some other type of bedding. Danielle has received 2 previous loans from HOPE Congo, Kiva's partner. She has a good repayment record. She wants to continue to grow her business through the loans. She would like to buy a parcel of land for her family in the future. She hopes her children will be educated and successful.

In this group: Danielle, Anny, Stanie, Bernardette, Privat, Marie Jeanne, Yvonne
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