A loan helped a member to buy and sell trees and reeds.


Lukyo Group's story

Jean de Dieu has been carrying out this activity, buying and selling tree sticks and reeds, since 2003. His starting capital came from the sale of part of their land. This activity provides for all the family's expenses, including the children's schooling. Jean de Dieu is hit by non-payment of customer debts in his activity and also increasing insecurity at the place he gets his supplies.

In this group: Jean De Dieu, Alphonsine

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alison Le Bras.


This loan is special because:

It helps small businesses in Eastern Congo access financial services.



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