A loan of $5,025 helped a member to purchase 400 trays of loaves of bread to increase the inventory of her business.


Paix Plus Group's story

Evelyne is the leader of a Community bank named “Paix Plus”, which is composed of 11 microentrepreneurs, united in solidarity to receive loans from Kiva through IMF HOPE RDC with the goal of developing their businesses. Evelyne is 44 years old and the mother of 5 children, of whom, four are going to school. Evelyne sells loaves of bread. She has been in business since 2004 with a starting capital of $50. After learning, through her friend, about Hope’s loan program she decided to join one of its groups in November 2007. Evelyne has already received eleven loans from Hope DRCongo that she repaid correctly. Currently, her business brings in a benefit of $50 per week. With her next loan she is planning to purchase 400 trays of loaves of bread to increase the inventory of her business. Evelyne’s dream is to open a bakery in her community. She runs her business in the south-western area of Kinshasa.

In this group: Evelyne, Tshioba, Betty, Guidile, Laurent, Zidi, Jonas, Ritha, Virginie, Martine, Meta
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