A loan of $3,175 helped a member to buy canned goods, milk, and sacks of rice and sugar for resale.


Tuwisana Plus Group's story

Papy K., a 31-year-old married man, has been part of the micro-enterprise world since 2007. He is the leader of the community bank named Tuwisana Plus that is composed of 22 members united in solidarity with the goal of developing their businesses through loans from HOPE DRC, a partner of HOPE International.


Papy operates a general store in southwest Kinshasa, earning $30 a week. He has acquired solid experience and contacts and maintained good management skills. Papy works hard, hoping to realize his dream of one day achieving financial independence and opening a large store in his neighborhood.


Papy is a trustworthy client of the MFI HOPE DRC, having five times obtained and correctly repaying loans. With his next loan he will increase his stock of merchandise by buying canned goods, milk, and sacks of rice and sugar and reselling them at a profit.

In this group: Papy, Dieu Donné, Angélique, Céléstin, Marthe, Monique, Albertine, Julienne, Mamie, Bidikebela, Gina, Marie-Jeanne, Huguette, Délphin, Clémentine, Anna, Plesley, Fifi, Simon, Dénis, Placide, Salomon



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