A loan of $4,925 helped a member to pay for potatoes, onions, carrots, beef, and chicken, to resell at her market stand.

Bon Samaritain 2 (1) Group's story

Alphonsine, age 48, is a widow with five children, 16 to 35 years old. Her youngest is currently in school. She is representing the Bon Samaritain 2 (1) Group.

Alphonsine has a food stand and small butcher shop. She has been selling food items in the market for 25 years. She has many years of experience, and a strong presence in the market where she operates. She will use the loan to buy potatoes, onions, carrots, beef, and chicken. Her business strategy is to be open and friendly with her customers.

Alphonsine has received four previous loans from HOPE Congo, Kiva's partner. She has a good repayment record. She hopes to build a house for herself and her kids, with the profits from her business.

In this group: Alphonsine, Keliya, Agnes, Auguste, Raoul, Eugenie, Brunel, Antoinnette, Therese

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