A loan of $4,325 helped a member to increase his store’s stock of drinks and resell them at profit.

Dieu Vivant Plus Group's story

Jules is the leader of the Community Bank named “Dieu Vivant Plus” which is composed of 17 members united in solidarity for receiving Kiva loans with the goal of developing their businesses. Jules has five children between ages 8 and 17 years old. All of them attend school. Jules is 50 years old, married, has been part of the micro-enterprise world since 2004.

He operates a general store to the west of Kinshasa. He has acquired solid experience in this area and works hard with good management skills in order to realize his dream of one day opening a food store. He would also like to achieve financial independence through his business that earns him $100 per week. He works to the best of his abilities and uses his contacts so that he might achieve his goals. Jules is a trustworthy client of Kiva's partner, HOPE RDC, having five times obtained and timely repaid loans. He will increase his stock of merchandise with his next loan by buying 25 crates of drinks and reselling them at profit.

In this group: Jules , Julienne, Jean - Pierre, Tecla, Cécile, Bernadette, Pierre, Brigitte, Jacqueline, Michel, Yvonne, Manianga, Nzita, Boyoko, Tania, Tshilombo, Basemba
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