A loan of $5,000 helped a member to increase the store's stock by buying cans, sacks of rice, sugar, and milk and reselling them at profit.


Prodiges Plus Group's story

Emmanuel is the leader of the community bank named “Prodiges Plus”. It is composed of 26 members united in solidarity for receiving Kiva loans with the goal of developing their businesses. Emmanuel has been part of the micro-enterprise world since 2010. He runs a general store to the northeast of Kinshasa. He works hard with good management skills in order to realize his dream of one day opening a large store in his environment. He would also like to achieve financial independence through his business that earns him $60 per week. He works to the best of his abilities and uses his contacts so that he might achieve his goals. He will increase his stock of merchandise with his next loan by buying cans, sacks of rice, sugar, and milk and reselling them at a profit. 36 years old, Emmanuel is married and the father of two children aged 5 days and 3 years old.

In this group: Emmanuel, Erick, Mireille, Busha, Giselle, Kabedi, Patrick, José, Alice, Adel, Jacky, Massamba, Sylvie, Lyly, Nakaosa, Milan, Emma, Eugénie, Nsimba, Thérèse, Monique, Mado, Julienne, Angèle, Véro, Michel
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