A loan of $4,175 helped a member to purchase items for resale.


Main Dans La Main Plus Group's story

Main dans la Main Plus is a group of 17 owners of small businesses chaired by Blandine. Its members are jointly liable for loans granted by Kiva through the MFI (Micro-Finance Institution) HOPE DRC to grow their businesses.

Blandine N. is determined to be a successful businesswoman. She operates a general store. She became a microentrepreneur in 2007. She has already received 10 loans from Microfinance Institution HOPE DRC and fully repaid them. She intends to use this loan to expand her inventory. She will buy items for the store for resale in order to reinforce her working capital and increase the profit. She will seek to make more profit with more goods preferred by her customers. Blandine is 39 years old, married and the mother of four children aged 6 to 13. All of them attend school. She is also taking care of four children left by her relatives.

In this group: Blandine, Anna, Kibasose, Lucie, Freddy, Brigitte, Carine, Thérèse, Adèle, Jeanne, Cathy, Pauline, Fils, Alphonsine, Yvonne, Honorine, José



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