A loan of $4,650 helped a member to buy corn, cassava and vegetable oil to resell at a profit.


Resurrection Plus Group's story

Mado is the chairwoman of the Community Bank named “Resurrection Plus” which is composed of 10 members united in solidarity to receive Kiva loans with the goal of developing their businesses.

Mado, 48, became a micro-entrepreneur in 1991. She sells vegetable oil, corn seeds, and manioc in the southwestern part of Kinshasa. She likes her business and works hard with good management skills in order to realize her dream of one day opening a large store in her area. Her business brings in $40 per week. Mado is a trustworthy client of MFI HOPE RDC, having nine times received and correctly repaid loans.

With this loan, she will increase her stock of merchandise by purchasing corn seeds, cassava and vegetable oil to resell at a profit. Mado is married and the mother of six children whose ages are between 3 and 26 years. Five of them attend school.

In this group: Mado, Bonheur, Eugénie, Hortance, Espérance, Mamie, Mado, Madeleine, Suzanne, Ruth



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