A loan of $5,000 helped a member to buy crates of soft drinks for reselling at a profit.


Classe Source De Vie Plus Group's story

Pedro is the leader of the community bank named “Classe Source de Vie Plus” which is composed of 36 microentrepreneurs. These members are united in the same goal: to grow their businesses by loans received from Kiva through IMF HOPE DRC.

Pedro is 45 years old. His main activity is to sell soft drinks. He buys crates of soft drinks and resells them at a profit. He sells his products daily in his area.

Pedro started his business in 2002. He is very excited to be one of the IMF HOPE DRC’s clients. His next loan will allow him to buy crates of soft drinks and resell them at a profit. Pedro makes a profit of about US$18 per day. The aims of this loan are mainly for strengthening the working capital of his business and expanding in the near future to a facility to keep soft drinks for reselling. Pedro is married and takes care of two nephews.

In this group: Pedro, Esther, Charlotte, Rose, Bibi, Dénise, Basil, Françoise, Françoise, Belinda, Judith, Elisabeth, Sosténie, Elisabeth*, Angélique, Matondo, Ida, Rachel, Freddy, Jimmy, Jerry*, Béatrice, Christine, Charlotte, Ida*, Aimée*, Josée, Sophie, Marie Paul, Eugénie, Tambangu, Tamusini, Marceline, Micke, Astride, Wivine
*not pictured



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