A loan of $4,400 helped a member to increase the inventory of her business by buying cans, sugar, sacks of rice and beans and other store items to resell for a profit.


Mabongisi Ya Nkolo Plus Group's story

Rebecca, is the manager of the Community bank named “Mabongisi ya Nkolo Plus”. It is composed of 11 members united in solidarity for receiving Kiva loans with the goal of developing their businesses.

Rebecca started her business in 2000 with a capital of $150. Today, she operates a general boutique. She is 34 years-old, married and has four children whose ages are between four and ten. Three of them go to school. Rebecca has already received seven times the MFI HOPE DRC loans and fully repaid them. With the profit of about $30 earned per week, she intends with the next loan to increase the inventory of her business by buying cans, sugar, sacks of rice and beans and other store items to resell for a profit. Currently, Rebecca is happy to be part of one of Hope’s groups because her business has been reinforced through the loans she received. Her dream is to someday become a wholesaler. She sells in the western area of Kinshasa.

In this group: Rebecca, Mamie, Adel, Christine, Florance, Mado, Vuvu, Louise, Constantine, Ngoma, Béatrice



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