A loan of $3,650 helped a member to reinforce his working capital.

Joyeux Luttins Plus Group's story

Héritier Z., aged 22 and single, is the president of the Community Bank “Joyeux Luttins Plus”, which is composed of 16 members united in solidarity to receive loans from Kiva through MFI HOPE RDC with the goal of developing their businesses.

Héritier runs a cellphone booth and is a money changer. He has been in business since 2009. He manages his cellphone booth in his area located east of the city of Kinshasa. He is a loyal client of IMF HOPE RDC who has already received five different loans and has repaid them properly. He intends to use the next loan to buy prepaid cards to resell with the aim of increasing his profits. Each week, his business brings in a profit of US$ 25. His dream is to open a general store and purchase a plot of land.

In this group: Héritier, Kilolo, Matunta, Alphonsine, Hélène, Julie, Betty, Antho, John, Pélagie, Sompa, Jacques, Tyty*, Pierre, Perside*, Annie
*not pictured

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