A loan of $5,400 helped a member : to purchase 30 pairs of shoes for resale.

Tonnere Plus Group's story

Godet is the chairman of a community bank named “Tonnere Plus” composed of 13 owners of small businesses. Its members are jointly liable for loans granted by Kiva to grow their businesses.

Godet’s main activity is selling pairs of shoes in detail. He has been a micro entrepreneur since 2001. Godet is a loyal client of the MFI HOPE RDC who has already received ten different loans and has repaid them correctly. He is planning with the next loan to increase the stock of his goods by buying thirty pairs of shoes in order to meet the high demand of his customers in his community and make more profits. Currently, Godet’s business brings in US$70 per week. His ambition is to someday open a shoe factory in his environment. His business is located mid-west of the city of Kinshasa. He is 38 years old, and married.

In this group: Godet, Martine, Suzanne, Marie, Christine, Ngalula, Julienne, Mimi, Mayangu, Jacquie, Nakuziya, Pascal, Barli

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