A loan of $4,500 helped a member to purchase some negative films and camera items in order to increase his profits.


Kimya Plus Group's story

“Kimya Plus” is a group of eleven owners of small businesses chaired by Nzenza. Its members are jointly liable for loans granted by Kiva through the MFI HOPE DRC to grow their businesses. Nzenza is a photographer. He started his business in 1998 with a start-up capital of US$70. With hard work and determination, his business prospered. Nzenza is happy to be part of one of Hope’s groups. He has already received nine different loans from the MFI HOPE RDC and has repaid them properly. His business has been reinforced through the different loans he received. Nzenza intends with the next loan to purchase some negative films and camera items in order to increase his profits. He is thirty-six years old, single and has a son of fourteen who goes to school. Currently, Nzenza makes a profit of about $100 per week. His dream is someday to open a beverage facility in his area.

In this group: Nzenza, Ermeline, Vana, Anne, Hélène, Marie Louise , Marie, Marie, Louise, Zindombe, Massamba
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