A loan of $4,700 helped a member to purchase beans, tomatoes, eggplant, and other fruits and vegetables.


La Ruche (2) Group's story

Odile is one of the members of the group La Ruche (2). She is a leader in her group along with nine other micro-entrepreneurs from Brazzaville, Congo. Odile has two children of her own and also helps to take care of two nieces and one nephew. Odile manages a small stand where she sells fruit and vegetables. This is her first loan with HOPE Congo and will use the loan to purchase beans, tomatoes, eggplant, and other fruits and vegetables. In her business, she faces daily challenges with her activities and supplies being seasonal and the physical distance between her and her suppliers. To overcome some of these challenges, Odile relies on the quality of her products that she sells and sometimes sells to certain clients on credit if they are good customers. One day Odile hopes that she can transition to a wholesaler of produce and to invest in the future of her children by helping them to find employment.

In this group: Odile, Lydie, Virginie, Léonard, Nelly, Claudine, Dieudorel, Saturnin, Julienne, Judith



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