A loan of $1,475 helped a member to pay for hardware store merchandise and prepaid phone cards, which he will sell at his stands.

Dieu Parmi Nous 1 Group's story

Gordon, age 26, is married and has two children, ages 3 and 7 years. The oldest is going to school. Gordon is representing the Dieu Parmi Nous 1 Group.

He has a small hardware stand, and a cell phone card stand. He has been operating these two small businesses for 2.5 years. He will use his share of the loan to buy various hardware store items and prepaid phone cards. His business strategy is to give friendly and helpful customer service. This is Gordon's first loan with HOPE Congo, Kiva's partner. HOPE and his group are confident he will repay the loan. Gordon hopes to grow his businesses, through the loan.

In this group: Gordon, Diane, Nadia

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