A loan of $6,025 helped a member to purchase chairs and umbrellas for her drink stand.


Peniel (1) Group's story

Françoise is a member of the group PENIEL (1) and has a small business selling drinks in Brazzaville, the Republic of Congo. A mother of three, Françoise hopes to grow her business by taking out a loan of 300,00 CFA ($600) to purchase chairs and umbrellas so her clients can relax while they have a drink. Françoise is a savvy businesswoman who draws in her clients by providing a television for them to watch or music to listen to.

Helping lead a sub-group of ten other micro-entrepreneurs, Françoise is currently on her second loan cycle with HOPE Congo. In the future, she dreams of being able to take a trip abroad and open her own clothing store.

In this group: Françoise, Patricia, Annabelle, Valentine, Joseph, Erle Nicole, Gicquelle, Noelle, Séraphin, Michaelle, Creychalat
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