A loan of $4,350 helped a member to increase the stock of his goods by buying some fresh foods and reselling them at profit.


Roc Plus Group's story

Ntotolo is the leader of the Community Bank named “Roc Plus”. It is composed of 14 members, united in solidarity for receiving Kiva loans with the goal of developing their businesses.

Ntotolo is 30 years old and the father of three children whose ages vary between 6 months and 2 years old. He has been active in his business since 1996. He sells beverages and fresh food in the eastern area of Kinshasa. He has already taken out seven loans from the MFI HOPE DRC for business expansion and fully repaid them.

Thanks to Hope’s loans, his business has prospered and it generates a profit of $100 per week. Ntotolo intends with the next loan to increase the inventory of his business by buying some crates of drinks and some bags of fresh food to resell at profit and increase his income. His ambition is to diversify his business and become a provider in his environment. He works hard in order to achieve his dream.

In this group: Ntotolo, Brigitte, Ida, Sona, André, Pascaline, Mambote, Aristote, Berthe, Stive, Biyou*, Elisa, Béatrice, Samuel
*not pictured



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