A loan of $3,775 helped a member to reinforce the inventory of his business by buying phones and reselling them with the aim of generating additional profits.


Baluki Plus Group's story

Didier, aged 40, is the chairman of the Community Bank named “Baluki Plus”. It is composed of 12 members united in solidarity for receiving Kiva loans with the goal of developing their businesses.

Didier has been part of the micro-enterprise world since 2006. He runs a restaurant and a telephone booth. His businesses are located in the eastern part of Kinshasa. Didier is a trustworthy client of the MFI HOPE RDC, having obtained and correctly repaid four previous loans. With this loan, he is planning to increase the inventory of his business by buying some phones and reselling them with the aim of generating additional profits. His businesses generate a profit of $15 per day. Didier’s ambition is to diversify his bisinesses by opening a cement facility to keep sacks of cement for reselling. He is married and the father of twins who are 4 years old.

In this group: Didier, Roger, Auguy*, Stany*, Eva, Louise, Michel, Cécile, Victorine, Marie, Jacquie, Vadi
*not pictured



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