A loan of $3,525 helped a member to buy items for bolstering her stock of merchandise.

Ephraim Plus Group's story

Henriette B. is a seller of beans, spices, and various other goods in front of her house in the northern and most populated area of Kinshasa. Her know-how and the right management practices are behind the prosperity of her business, which she started with a sack of peanuts as initial capital. Today, she is a loyal member of a Hope RDC group named "Ephraïm Plus". She intends to develop her business with the loans received from Hope RDC. The next loan will enable her to buy goods for bolstering her inventory.
Currently her business generated a profit of $50 a week. Her dream is to buy a parcel of land for her children.
Henriette is 49 years old, married, and the mother of six children. Three of them attend school.

In this group: Henriette, Lyliane, Marie, Jacquie, Régine, Tshala, Annie, Futu, Laurentine, Fély, Emilie, Antoinnette, Siska, Anto, Dona, Marcéline, Marcéline, Micheline, Lolo, Serge, Séraphine, Bebe, Augustine, Meneyame
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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