A loan of $3,875 helped a member to increase the inventory of his business by purchasing some more baskets of loaves of bread to resell in order to reinforce his working capital.


Aide Plus Group's story

Aide Plus is a community bank of 12 owners of small businesses chaired by André. Its members are jointly liable for loans granted by Kiva through the MFI HOPE DRCongo to grow their businesses. André, 45, is married. He sells loaves of bread in his area. He became a micro-entrepreneur in 2009. André is loyal client who received already seven loans from the microfinance institution HOPE DRC and fully repaid them. He intends to use the next loan to purchase some more baskets of loaves of bread to resell in order to reinforce his working capital. Currently, he earns a profit of $75 a week. His ambition is to open a bakery in his environment. André has six children whose ages vary between 2 and 15 years old.

In this group: André, Julienne, Bola, André, Amboko, Bomve, José, Germaine, M. Louise, Bébé, Rosalie, Néné
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