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Exode Plus Group
In this Group: Stephane , Youmpa, Loyomo, Marceline*, Ngalula, Ndondi, Mbala, Assani*, Ndunga, Mangi, Mbuki, Tembwa*, Misenga, Bolmbo, Elie, Sukami, Honorine, Modiki
* not pictured
Stephane is the chairman of the Community Bank named “Exode Plus,” which is composed of 18 members united in solidarity for receiving Kiva loans with the goal of developing their businesses.
Stephane has been part of the micro-enterprise world since 2004. He sells slippers. His business is located to the mid-west of Kinshasa. Stephane is happy to be one of HOPE DRC’s clients. He is a trustworthy client, having obtained and correctly repaid three loans.
The loan he will obtain next will be used to buy pairs of slippers in bulk to resell retail with the goal of increasing his profits. His business generates a profit of US$60 per week. Stephane is 40 years old, married and the father of five children whose ages range between 4 and 13. Four of them go to school.

Additional Information


HOPE International has been providing small business loans and savings services to thousands of entrepreneurs in DRC since 2004. HOPE DRC targets small business owners who can use loans to increase their inventories or invest in assets that have the potential to increase their incomes. Funds from Kiva lenders play a major role in expanding access to affordable, flexible capital for micro-entrepreneurs, 80% of whom are women.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Congo (Dem. Rep.)

  • $700
    Average annual income
  • 41
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    Congo (Dem. Rep.) Loans Fundraising
  • $12,039,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Exode Plus Group's $4,200 loan helped a member to buy more pairs of slippers to resell at a profit.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 27, 2012
Aug 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 2, 2013