A loan of $3,900 helped a member to purchase sacks of corn flour to sell.


Sabbatique Plus Group's story

Josée, aged 43, is the chairwoman of the Community Bank named “Sabbatique Plus”, which is composed of 21 members united in solidarity to receive loans from Kiva through the MFI HOPE RDC with the goal of developing their businesses.

Josée has been in the business world since 2002. She sells corn flour. She manages her business in the Eastern part of Kinshasa. She intends to use the next loan to increase the inventory of her goods by buying some sacks of corn flour to resell with the aim of increasing her profits. Each week, her business brings in a profit of $30.

Her ambition is to expand her business. Josée is married and has three children who are between 10 and 14 years old. Two of them go to school.

In this group: Josée, Serge, Tarcice, Charlotte, Mado, Jean De Dieu, Johnny, Auguy, Fidèle, Yvonne, David, Kakwifaku, Rodin, Alphonse, Mado, Mimi, Madeleine, Hortance, Esther, Honorine, Ghilain



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