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Total loan: $3,600
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Adonai Plus Group

Congo (Dem. Rep.)
Kinshasa, Congo (Dem. Rep.) / General Store

A loan of $3,600 helped a member to increase the stock of her goods by buying the store’s items such as soaps, cans, sacks of sugar, etc. for resale at a profit.


Adonai Plus Group's story

Bakumedibi, aged 50, is the chairwoman of the community bank named “Adonai Plus” which comprises 9 members united in solidarity to receive Kiva loans with the goal of developing their businesses.

Bakumedibi has been part of the micro-enterprise world since 2008. She runs a general store in the western area of Kinshasa. Bakumedibi has already obtained and correctly repaid five loans from microfinance institution and Kiva partner HOPE DRC. She works hard with good management skills in order to realize her dream of one day opening a large store in her area. She would also like to achieve financial independence through her business which earns her $55 daily. Bakumedibi will increase her stock of goods by buying items such as soaps, cans, sacks of sugar, etc. for resale at a profit with this next loan. She is married and the mother of two sons aged 12 and 13, both of whom attend school.

In this group: Bakumedibi, Bernadette, Philo, Georgette, Béatrice, Charlotte, Mamie, Lesa, Anna
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Loan details

Loan length:

6 months
Disbursed date: November 18, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: HOPE DRC, a HOPE International institution

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Loan details

Loan length:

6 months
Disbursed date: November 18, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: HOPE DRC, a HOPE International institution