A loan of $2,850 helped a member to purchase some plates and some carrots and spices to resell in order to reinforce her working capital.


Boyambi Plus Group's story

Boyambi Plus is a Community Bank of 19 owners of small businesses, chaired by Charlotte. Its members are jointly liable for loans granted by Kiva through the MFI HOPE DR Congo to grow their businesses.

Charlotte, 53 years old, is divorced and sells plates, and carrots, and spices. She started her business in 2004. Today, Charlotte is happy to be one of Microfinance Institution HOPE DRC’s clients.

She intends to use the next loan to purchase some more plates and carrots and spices to resell in order to reinforce her working capital. Currently, she earns a profit of $40 per week. Charlotte’s ambition is to open a store in her area. She is the mother of seven children whose ages vary between 16 and 31 years. All of them attend school.

In this group: Charlotte, Simon, Guy, Nicole, Christine, Pauline, Marie, Annie, Chantal, Eliezer, Jolie, Patience, Jacquie, Pauline, Mélanie, Lydie, Patrick, Angélique, Christian



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