A loan of $4,475 helped a member to pay for canned goods and gasoline.


Evolution 3 (2) Group's story

Faustin, age 58, is married and has five children ages 5 to 20 years old. All five of his children attend school. Faustin is representing the Evolution 3 (2) group. He has a food stall where he sell a variety of items, and will use his portion of the group's loan to pay for canned goods and gasoline to sell. Many people burn gasoline in their lamps at home when the electricity is out. His business strategy is to take out loans from HOPE and to be a good manager of the funds. He prides himself on the organization of his business and finances. Faustin has received three loans from HOPE Congo, Kiva's partner, and has a good repayment record. His goal is to continue to develop his business.

In this group: Faustin, Regina, Dany, Emma, Therese, Therese, Papy, Emmanuel
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