A loan of $2,250 helped a member to increase his inventory and raise more working capital.

Mwangaza Plus Group's story

Djuma is chairman of a community bank called “Mwangaza Plus,” which is composed of 14 microentrepreneurs united in solidarity with the purpose of receiving loans from Kiva through IMF HOPE RDC to develop their businesses.

Djuma, 40, is the married father of four children aged between 2 months and 12 years, three of whom attend school. Djuma sells miscellaneous products, and he has been in this business since 2002. He likes it because it supports his family financially. He has worked with determination and good management in order to achieve his goal to someday open a large general store in his neighborhood. With his next loan he intends to buy miscellaneous goods to increase his inventory. Currently, he earns a weekly profit of 40 USD.

In this group: Djuma, Anne, Marcel, Willy, Junior, Mamie, Albert, Carro, Christian, Espérance, Charlotte, Mpoyi, Chacelle, Olive

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