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Total loan: $7,600
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Bonne Semence (1) Group

Congo (Rep.)
Brazzaville, Congo (Rep.) / Fruits & Vegetables

A loan of $7,600 helped a member to purchase more fruit and vegetables for his stand.


Bonne Semence (1) Group's story

Philemon is a member of the group BONNE SEMENCE (1), and is the leader of a group consisting of four other micro-entrepreneurs from Brazzaville, Congo. Philemon is the father of four children between the ages of 16 and 20, two of whom are still in school. Since starting with HOPE Congo in 2010, Philemon is currently on his sixth loan cycle.

Arriving at the market early to sell his fresh produce, Philemon wins over his customers with affordable prices and a warm welcome. After having been in the grocery business for five years, Philemon hopes to expand his business in the future from simply growing crops to also raising livestock.

His dreams for the future are to be able to give a good education and everything he has to his family.

In this group: Philemon, Boniface, Christiane Isabelle, Florentine, Alain Christian
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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: March 6, 2014
Facilitated by Field Partner: HOPE Congo S.A., a HOPE International institution

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: March 6, 2014
Facilitated by Field Partner: HOPE Congo S.A., a HOPE International institution