A loan of $700 helped a member to buy and sell a variety of clothing.


Famille Balinzi Group's story

In spite of the current exchange rate instability, Gabriel has been selling clothing since 2011 and is happy with his profits. In the future, he would like to grow his business into a clothing boutique, which would improve his living conditions and [help] him meet his family's various expenses.

In this group: Gabriel, Appolina

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Erin Woodard


This loan is special because:

It helps small businesses in Eastern Congo access financial services.



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