A loan of $4,425 helped a member to buy mineral water and crates of beverages.


Colombe Plus Group's story

Fabien is the chairman of the Community Bank “Colombe Plus”, which is composed of 21 members united in solidarity to receive loans from Kiva through MFI HOPE RDC with the goal of developing their businesses.
Fabien is 57 years old and the father of seven children aged between 12 and 32 years old, four of whom go to school. Fabien sells beverages. He started this business in 1987. With the profit generated and good management, he increased his working capital. Fabien intends to use this loan to increase his inventory by buying mineral water and some crates of beverages to resell at a profit and to reinforce his working capital. His business brings in USD $90 of profit per week.

In this group: Fabien, Mado, Zizi, Beby, Victor, Marie, Berthe, Chantal, Iyomi, Nelly, Lunanga, Yvette, Charlotte, Suzanne, Cédrick, Tiabai, Marguerite, Judite, Wawa, Dunzo, Annie



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