A loan of $4,975 helped a member to buy medicines to resell and to open a telephone booth.


Boboto Plus Group's story

Muteba N. is an obstetrician by training. She has a pharmacy she manages with her husband in the mountainous part of western Kinshasa. She started this business in 2007 with $150 in capital. Through hard work and good managing, Muteba managed to reach $300 in capital in 2009. She is a loyal client of Hope, and she has received seven loans and repaid them totally and on time.

With the loan received this May, she intends to buy medicines to resell and to diversify her business by opening a phone booth. Her business generates $120 of profit each month.

Muteba's ambition is to open a pharmaceutical outlet. She is 52 years old, married, and the mother of ten children, ranging in age from 13 to 36. Four of them are on their own, and the others are in school.

In this group: Muteba, Placide, Nelly, Betty, Matthieu, Ntulumbi, Brigitte, Régine, Caro, Julienne, Véro, Vicky, Christine, Nene, Vérro, Chantal, Justin, Gertrude, Mireille, Clotilde, Charlotte, Lelo, Panzu, Nsuka, Joslin, Tulomba, Egide, Mélanie, Meta

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey



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