A loan of $3,425 helped a member to increase the restaurant’s stock by buying three boxes of salted fish, chickens, two 50kg sacks of corn and manioc flour.


Gédéon Plus Group's story

Nzeki, aged 43, is the manager of the community bank named Gédéon Plus. It is composed of 13 members united in solidarity for receiving Kiva loans with the goal of developing their businesses.

Nzeki has been part of the micro-enterprise world since 2007. She runs a restaurant. Her business is the eastern part of Kinshasa. She is a trustworthy client of the MFI (microfinance institution) HOPE RDC, having six times obtained and correctly repaid loans.

With her next loan, she is planning to increase the restaurant’s stock by buying three boxes of salted fish, chickens, two 50kg sacks of corn and manioc flour and vegetable oil with the goal of increasing her profits. Her business generates a profit of $100 per week.

Nzeki’s ambition is to enlarge her restaurant and open a general store. She is divorced and the mother of three children whose ages range between 20 and 22 years old. Two of them attend school. She is also taking care of her mother.

In this group: Nzeki, Jacky, Nzuzi, Mvindu, Bea, Victorine, Mamie, Nancy, Viviane, Stéphanie, Abe, Yanza, Marie-Claire



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