A loan of $5,000 helped a member to purchase a sewing machine.


Romains 10:13 Plus Group's story

Genevieve, 52 years old, is married and has eight children between 13 and 35 years old. Two of them go to school. She is the chairwoman of the group named “Romains 10:13 Plus,” made up of 26 members firmly united to receive loans from the micro-finance institution HOPE RDC in order to develop their businesses. Genevieve’s main business is sewing. She also sells drinks in her area. She has been a micro entrepreneur since 1990. Each week, her business generates a profit of $100. She likes her business and she is working hard to achieve her goal of one day opening a pastry shop. She is a loyal client of the HOPE RDC who has already received eight loans and has repaid them properly. She intends to use the next loan to purchase a new sewing machine in order to sew more items to sell and increase her profits.

In this group: Genevieve, Blandine, Adolphe, Pauline, Charlotte, Clémentine, Jeanne, Jocéline, Agnès, Isabelle, Nzayika, Gisèle, Mbangu, Kidiadi, Espérance, Gisèle, Marceline, Yvonne, Elie, Brigitte*, Annie, Emérance, Aimée, Willy, Délphin, Wally
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