A loan of $300 helped a member to buy wooden boards to make furniture.


Famille Matata Group's story

Having realized that the earnings he made from agriculture were not sufficient to cover his family's expenses, Jean decided to get involved in another type of work. As he had received some professional training in carpentry, he started to sell wooden boards and to manufacture furniture. He would like to have enough money to buy all the tools and materials he needs to manufacture good-quality furniture.

In this group: Jean, Aimerance

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan


This loan is special because:

It helps small businesses in Eastern Congo access financial services.



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