A loan of $4,900 helped a member to increase the inventory of her business by buying two bundles of used clothing to resell at a profit in order to reinforce the working capital.

Secours De Dieu Plus Group's story

Dalo is a leader of a Community bank named “Secours de Dieu Plus,” which is composed of 25 microentrepreneurs united in solidarity to receive loans from Kiva through IMF HOPE RDC with the goal of developing their businesses.

Dalo sells second hand clothing. She started her business with the beginning capital of US $50. With hard work and determination, she succeeded in making it thrive thanks to good management and accumulated profits.

She is a loyal client of IMF HOPE RDC who has already received two different loans and has repaid them correctly. She intends with the next loan to increase the inventory of her business by purchasing two second-hand clothing bundles in order to increase the profit. Currently, she earns a profit of $90 every week. Dalo is married and the mother of six children aged between 1 and 17 years old. Four of them go to school. Her dream is to open a clothing boutique in her environment.

In this group: Dalo, Belinda, Génerose, Mamie, Lucie, Mbuyi, Muwolo*, Nongo, Marie-Pauline, Ndeyi, Thérèse, Bukasa, Bopanya*, Berthe, Justine, Mboyo, Dorcas, Louise*, Bijoux, Françoise, Jeanne, Aimée, Marceline, Marie, Pungu
*not pictured

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