A loan of $3,650 helped a member to increase her stock by buying timber in large quantities and reselling it at profit.

Cloche Plus Group's story

Angel is the chairwoman of the community bank named “Cloche Plus,” which means "bell" in English. It is composed of 10 micro entrepreneurs. These members are united for the same goal--to grow their businesses with loans received from Kiva through IMF HOPE RDC.

Angel is 30 years old. Her activity is selling timber. She buys timber in bulk and resells it in detail at a profit. She sells her products daily in her area.

Angel started her business in 2004. She is a trustworthy client of the MFI HOPE RDC, having nine times obtained and correctly repaid loans. Her next loan will allow her to increase her stock by buying timber in larger quantities and increase her sales to make a better profit. Angel makes a profit of about US $50 per week. She is married and the mother of three children whose ages range between 6 months and 9 years old. One of them goes to school. She is also responsible for her niece.

In this group: Angel, Israel, Alice, Véro, Junior, Carlos, Brigitte, Judith, Françoise, Honorine

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