A loan of $9,900 helped a member to pay for sacks of flour and cans of oil for his pastry making business.


Schilo Group's story

Philippe is the leader of the group SCHILO, which consists of eight other micro-entrepreneurs from Brazzaville, Congo. The father of four children, Philippe is the proud owner of a small pastry business and also sells school supplies. Philippe is on his second loan cycle with HOPE Congo and plans to use his loan of 500,000 CFA (the local currency) to purchase sacks of flower and cans of oil to use in his pastry business. In the future Philippe hopes to open a bookstore. He dreams of being able to send his children to study in another country and hopes to one day own his own car.

In this group: Philippe Maurice, Blanche Pélagie, Augustin, Alben Youssof, Claudine, Emile Gisèle, Cécile, Auguste, Doptonie



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