A loan of $2,650 helped a member to buy more vegetables in bulk to resell at a profit.


Classe Source De Vie Plus Group's story

Elisabeth, aged 46, is the chairwoman of the Community Bank named “Classe Source de vie Plus”. It is composed of 17 members united in solidarity for receiving Kiva loans with the goal of developing their businesses.

Elisabeth has been part of the micro-enterprise world since 2008. She sells vegetables. Her business is located to the east of Kinshasa. Elisabeth has already received three MFI HOPE DRC loans and repaid them correctly. The loan she’ll obtain next will be used to buy vegetables in bulk and resell them retail with the goal of increasing her profits. Her business generates a profit of about $65 per week. Elisabeth is married and the mother of seven children whose ages vary between 12 and 29. Six of them go to school. Her ambition is to have a farm.

In this group: Elisabeth, Rose, Françoise, Ida, Charlotte, Ida, Sophie, Eugenie, Marceline, Astride, Marie, Thérèse, Jean-Luc, Juste, Thomas, Robert, Sophie
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