A loan of $5,000 helped a member to purchase additional goods for her business for resale at a profit.

Avec Dieu Plus Group's story

Mélanie is the leader of the group named “Avec Dieu Plus” made up of 13 members firmly united to receive loans from the micro-finance institution HOPE RDC in order to develop their businesses.

Mélanie, 45, is married and has six children of whom two go to school. Mélanie’s main business is selling fresh food in her area. Each day, her business brings in a profit of $20. She has been a micro entrepreneur since 2006. She likes her business and she is working hard to achieve her goal of one day opening a general store.

She is a loyal client of the MFI HOPE RDC who has already received ten loans and has repaid them properly. She intends to use the next loan to purchase additional goods to resell with the aim of increasing her profits.

In this group: Mélanie, Jean-Paul, Eddy*, Thethe, Siska, Pelagie, Diambote, Gode, Beya, Thethe, Madeleine, Elise, Hortance
*not pictured

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