A loan of $4,800 helped a member to increase his inventory.

Ri/g/00096 Group's story

Jean is chairman of a community bank named “Amen Plus,” which is composed of 15 micro entrepreneurs jointly receiving loans from Kiva through IMF HOPE RDC.

Jean has been in the microenterprise world for years. Today, he sells lamp oil in a market located in the northeast of Kinshasa. He is 45 years old, and married with three children between the ages of 7 and 11. All of them go to school.

His business has prospered, thanks to Hope’s loans. With his profit of about US$40 per week, he intends to use his next loan to increase his inventory.

Jean is happy to be part of one of MFI Hope’s groups. He joined the group in 2010. His business has been supported with the six loans he has received, and repaid, from MFI Hope DRC. His dream is to become a lamp oil provider in his community.

In this group: Jean, Jeanine, Mambueni, Gertrude, Thade, Henriette, Marthe, Nicola, Marie-Claire, Eve, Meta, Suamunu, Antoinnette, Matondo, Angélique

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