A loan of $4,950 helped a member to purchase medicine needed by her customers.

Honnêteté Plus Group's story

Fifi, aged 42, is the leader of the Community Bank named “Honnêteté Plus”, which is composed of 28 members united in solidarity to receive loans from the MFI (micro-finance institution) HOPE RDC in order to develop their businesses.

Fifi has been in the micro-enterprise world for years. She operates a drugstore in the eastern part of Kinshasa. She is a loyal client of MFI HOPE RDC who has already received two different loans and has repaid them properly. She intends to use the next loan to buy more medicine needed by her customers in her area to resell with the aim of increasing her profits. Each week, her business brings in a profit of $70.

Her ambition is to expand her business by opening other drugstores in different places. Fifi is married and the mother of seven children, who are aged between 7 and 21 years old. All of them go to school.

In this group: Fifi, Gode, Esther, Cato, Enne-Marie, Léontine, Marie-Thérèse, Rose, Adèle, Françoise, Florence, Chimène, Rose*, Chantal, Nelly, Véro, Henriette, Lutenga, Mado, Josée, Alfred, Thérèse, Bernadette, Esther, Papy, Wivine, Nancy, Antoinnette
*not pictured

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