A loan of $4,575 helped a member to diversify his business by adding spices for sale.

Trésor Plus Group's story

“Trésor Plus” is a group composed of 26 members united in solidarity to receive Kiva loans through Hope RDC. Michel D. O. is the leader of this Banque Communautaire. His business involves selling clothing and sachets in his outlying district, the mostly highly populated in the city and located north of Kinshasa. He has acquired solid experience operating this business over several years. His ambition is to open a second outlet with the aim of growing his revenues.

Michel has received four loans with Hope and has repaid them correctly. The next loan will enable him to diversify his business by including spices, for increasing his profit. Currently, his business generates $90 a week for him.

He is 48 years old, married, and the father of six children. Three of them go to school.

In this group: Michel, Espérance, Ida, Odile, Vicky, Mendo, Eveline, Françoise, Félicité, Patience, Régine, Joseph, Gode, Fidèle, Léa, Sylvie, Berthe, Mamie, Marthe, Kumba, Brandon, Scola, Henri, Pablo, Diamona, François
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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