A loan of $3,350 helped a member to buy sacks of corn and manioc flour to resell for profit.


Minzoto Plus Group's story

Rose M. is the leader of a community bank named “Minzoto Plus”, which is composed of 26 clients.

Rose is 43 years old and the mother of 4 children between the ages of 6 and 13. All of them attend school. Rose sells corn and manioc flour and has been in business for many years. After learning through her friend about Hope’s loan program, she decided to join one of its groups in 2009. Rose is a trustworthy client of the MFI HOPE RDC, having seven times obtained and correctly repaid loans. With her next loan, she is planning to purchase two 50 kg sacks of corn and manioc flour to increase her business' inventory. Currently, her business brings in about $170 per month. She runs her business in the eastern area of Kinshasa.

In this group: Rose, Nsungua, Eugéne, Chantal, Eugénie, Nene, Adéline, Gina*, Clémence, Angel, Aly, Clotilde*, Célestine, Esther, Marie-Claire, Jeannette, Papy, Talemaku*, Thomy, Betty*, Lucien, Laurentine, Emilie, Didier, Vuvu, Mvutu
*not pictured



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