A loan of $4,000 helped a member to buy more prepaid cards to meet customers' demands and generate additional profits.

Prospérité Plus Group's story

Guy is the chairman of the community bank, Prospérité Plus, which is composed of 20 members united in solidarity to receive loans from Kiva through HOPE DRC with the goal of developing their businesses.

Guy runs a telephone booth west of Kinshasa and is a money changer. He began his business in 2009. His beginning capital was US $100. With hard work and determination, his business has prospered. Guy is now well-known and liked in this area because of his prospering business. He is a trustworthy client who has received four HOPE DRC loans and fully repaid them. He makes US $120 in profit each week. Guy intends with the next loan to purchase more prepaid cards to meet his customers' demands and generate additional profits. He is 38 years old, married, and a father of two children (ages two and four), and one of them goes to school. His ambition is to become a prepaid card provider in his area.

In this group: Guy, Belise, Florence, Blandine, Kady, Aminata, Honorine*, Niguese, Albertine, Keta, Mado, Marceline, Elienne, Omer, Landu, Nana, Mimi, Trésor, Betty, Juscard
*not pictured

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