A loan of $4,000 helped a member to increase his stock of goods and generate additional profit.

Echangeur Plus Group's story

Mbula is the president of the Community Bank named “Echangeur Plus”, which is composed of 10 members united in solidarity to receive loans from Kiva through MFI HOPE RDC with the goal of developing their businesses.

Mbula’s main business is selling appliances in the eastern area of the city of Kinshasa. He has been in the micro enterprise world for years and has acquired solid experience in this area. With hard work and determination, his business has prospered. Mbula is now well-known and liked in this area. He has already received MFI HOPE DRC loans ten times and fully repaid them. He makes $80 profit each week. He intends with the next loan to increase the stock of his goods to meet customer demand and generate additional profits. His ambition is to become an appliance provider in his area. He is 38 years old and married without children. He takes care of a nephew and a niece.

In this group: Mbula, Angélique, Julie, Bondoki, Ilunga, Joseph, Bibonda, Asie, Tshilanda, Léon
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