A loan of $3,550 helped a member to purchase two bundles of used clothing and resell them at a profit.


Lokumu Plus Group's story

Jeanine M. is the manager of the group “Lokumu Plus,” made up of ten members. They are firmly united to receive loans from the MFI (micro-finance institution) HOPE RDC in order to develop their businesses.

Jeanine runs a general store and sells second-hand clothing in her area. She has been a micro entrepreneur for years. She has good relationships with her customers. She likes her business and is working hard to achieve her goal of ordering bundles of second-hand clothing from abroad. She is a loyal client of the MFI HOPE RDC, who has already received five different loans and has repaid them properly.

She intends to use the next loan to buy two bundles of used clothing to resell to increase her profits. Each week, her business brings in a profit of $50. Jeanine is 40 years old, married and the mother of two children who are 23 and 24 years old. Both are students.

In this group: Jeanine, Nyange, Julienne, Léonie, Antoine, Rose, Tony , Passy, Mimy, Tito



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