A loan of $2,850 helped a member to purchase a larger quantity of foods for her restaurant to meet her customers demand and increase her profits.

Bénédiction Plus Group's story

Sylvie aged 40, is the leader of the Community Bank named “Bénédiction Plus” which is composed of 6 members united in solidarity for receiving Kiva loans with the goal of developing their businesses.

Sylvie has been part of the micro-enterprise since 2007. She started her business selling yoghurt, and gofers. Today, she runs a restaurant and mainly the Take Away service. She has many customers.

Sylvie is a loyal client of IMF HOPE RDC who has already received ten different loans and has repaid them properly. Her business has prospered thanks to accumulated profit and good management. The loan she’ll obtain next will be used to buy more foods in bulk to meet her customers demand with the goal of increasing her profits. Her business generates a profit of about US$70 per week. Sylvie’s ambition is to open a modern restaurant in her area. She is married the mother of three children between the ages 9 months and 8 years old. Two of them attend school.

In this group: Sylvie, René, Céléstin, Marie, Bijou*, Kapinga
*not pictured

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