Terre Promise Plus Group
Maurice started his business in 1998 selling beauty cream and miscellaneous products from his location in the north-eastern city of Kinshasa. He is a loyal client of MFI HOPE RDC and has already received two loans which he repaid properly. As demand is high in his community, he intends to use the next loan to increase his stock of goods and resell them with the aim of increasing his profits. Each week, his business brings in a profit of $30. His ambition is to become a wholesaler.
Maurice is married and the father of six children, aged between 14 and 37. Four of his children go to school.
About HOPE DRCHOPE International has been providing small business loans and savings services to thousands of entrepreneurs in DRC since 2004. HOPE DRC targets small business owners who can use loans to increase their inventories or invest in assets that have the potential to increase their incomes. Funds from Kiva lenders play a major role in expanding access to affordable, flexible capital for micro-entrepreneurs, 80% of whom are women.
This is a Group Loan
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