A loan of $2,750 helped a member to purchase 20 pairs of shoes.


Blessing Plus Group's story

Mfuti R. is a leader of a Community bank named “Blessing Plus”, which is composed of 34 micro entrepreneurs united in solidarity to receive loans from Kiva through IMF HOPE RDC with the goal of developing their businesses.

Mfuti is 38 years old, married and a father of six children between the ages of 3 and 13. Four of the children go to school. He sells pairs of shoes. He has been in business since 1999 and has already received six loans from Hope that he repaid correctly. He has acquired solid experience and his business has prospered thanks to good management and accumulated profits. He intends, with the next loan, to purchase 20 pairs of shoes to increase his inventory. Currently, he earns a profit of $30 every week. His dream is to open a general boutique in his area.

In this group: Mfuti, Evala, Hélène, Claire, Marie, Nathalie, Rachel, Chantal, Jolie, Huguette, Albertine, Bernadette, Noel, Marthe, Kalisibe, Joceline, Francine, Clarisse, Bélinda, Terizo, Dawa, Clarisse, Felly, Françoise, Mbambu, Marie, Béa, Mbombo, Nsimba, Suzanne, Julie, Jacquie, Musansi, Sombe
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