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Total loan: $4,800
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Kimya Plus Group

Congo (Dem. Rep.)
Kinshasa, Congo (Dem. Rep.) / Used Clothing

A loan of $4,800 helped a member to purchase some camera accessories and photo frames to resell in order to reinforce his working capital.


Kimya Plus Group's story

Kimya Plus is a Community Bank of 12 owners of small businesses chaired by Nzenza. Its members are jointly liable for loans granted by Kiva through the MFI HOPE DRCongo to grow their businesses. Nzenza 39, single, is an itinerant photographer in his area located in the west of Kinshasa. He is well known and has many customers throughout the city of Kinshasa. He became a microentrepreneur in 1996. He has already received seven loans from Kiva through Microfinance Institution HOPE DRC and fully repaid them. He intends to use the next loan to purchase some camera accessories and photo frames to resell in order to reinforce his working capital. Currently, he earns a profit of US$60 per week. Nzenza is the father of a nine-year-old son who attends school.

In this group: Nzenza , Chantal, Ermeline, Vana, Anne, Hélène, Marie, Monique, Véronique, Marie, Louise, Marie-Louise
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Loan details

Loan length:

6 months
Disbursed date: November 29, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: HOPE DRC, a HOPE International institution

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Loan details

Loan length:

6 months
Disbursed date: November 29, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: HOPE DRC, a HOPE International institution