A loan of $2,300 helped a member to pay for smoked fish.


Agapao 1 Group's story

Annie, aged 41, is a single mother of four children between the ages of nine to 22 years old. All four are attending school. She is representing the Agapao 1 Group. Annie sells smoked fish at a stand in the market. She has had this business for 20 years! She will use the loan to buy more smoked fish. She has gained many valuable customers over the years. Her business strategy is to sell to these loyal customers. Annie has received two previous loans from HOPE Congo, Kiva's partner. She has a good repayment record. She wants to continue her business far into the future. She hopes her children will find jobs working in an office.

In this group: Annie, Suzanne, Blandine, Florence
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