A loan of $4,800 helped a member to increase the inventory of his goods by buying more blank CDs to meet his customers demand.

Israël Plus Group's story

Tryphon is the chairman of the Community Bank named “Israël Plus” which is composed of 26 members united in solidarity for receiving Kiva loans with the goal of developing their businesses.

Tryphon 53, and married, has been a micro-entrepreneur for years. He is a photographer and sells CDs in the North-east of Kinshasa. He works hard with good management skills in order to realize his dream of one day opening a large store in his area. His business brings in US $50 per week.

He will increase his stock of merchandise with his next loan by purchasing more blank CDs to meet his customers demand and generate additional profits. Tryphon is very happy to be part of one of Hope’s groups because he is going to achieve his dreams. He is the father of two children aged between 1 and 8 years old. The oldest attends school.

In this group: Tryphon, Delly, Dyembe, Paul, Mado*, Kibila, Silas, Lumbu*, Thérèse, Guélord, Christian, Meschac, Menga*, Ida, Reme*, Bardoux, Louise, André, Yalula, Trésor, Joslin, Roger, Pierre, Adrien, François, Ngangu
*not pictured

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