A loan of $4,850 helped a member to purchase 10 boxes of fresh food that she can sell at a profit.

Went Plus Group's story

Went Plus is a Community Bank made up of 16 members whose chairwoman is José. These members are united in the same goal: to grow their businesses through loans received from Kiva through the microfinance institution HOPE RDC.

José is 44 years old, married and the mother of three children, aged between three and ten years old. Two of them attend school. José has been selling fresh foods such as fish and vegetables since 1995. Through hard work and good management, she has succeeded in making her business thrive thanks to the profits she has made. José is a trustworthy client of HOPE RDC, having already obtained and repaid five loans. She will increase her stock of merchandise with her next loan by buying ten boxes of fresh foods and reselling them in her community. Her business generates a profit of US$50 per week.

In this group: Josee, Mfutila, Nlandu, Jacky, Mijosee, Georgette, Tresor, Jeancy , Chantal, Beatrice, Vita, Mulandu, Beya, Julio, Kanimbu, Kazadi

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