A loan of $4,900 helped a member the borrower will use this loan to provide additional choices for his cafeteria's customers.


La Richesse (2.3) Group's story

Jean Fortuné is one of the members of the group known as La Richesse (2.3). He is the leader of this group that consists of seven micro-entrepreneurs from Brazzaville, Congo.

Since 2006, Jean Fortuné has been operating a cafeteria. He is now in his seventh loan cycle with HOPE Congo. He explains that one of his primary business challenges is the seasonal nature of his business. For instance, children are some of his primary customers, yet they have not returned to school, so his business has been slow as of late. By September, his cafeteria will be busy again when the children return to school.

He would like to use the requested loan proceeds to purchase a wider variety of food items for his customers, such as sausages. In the future, Jean Fortuné has dreams of opening a large restaurant and travelling more to select better ingredients for his customers. He also hopes to improve his family's living conditions and to eventually to save enough money to buy a vehicle which would allow him to have more flexibility in his regular travel around the Brazzaville.

In this group: Marc, Anicet Jean Fortuné, Sylvain Aristide, Alice Rosélyne, Joseph, Romy Shinader, Romelia Alvaraise
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