A loan of $5,375 helped a member to purchase fish to resell.


La Colombe 1 Group's story

Jacques, age 63, is married with six children, ages 13 to 41. He has three children currently attending school. He is representing the La Colombe 1 group. Jacques sells frozen foods and has been operating this business for 22 years. He has gained many loyal customers over the years. He will use the loan to buy frozen salt water fish. His business strategy is to buy in bulk from his supplier and sell the items individually. Jacques has received five previous loan from HOPE Congo, Kiva's partner. He has a good repayment record. He hopes to become a supplier one day and sell to vendors like himself.

In this group: Jacques, Armand, Bernadette, Eugenie
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