A loan of $6,000 helped a member to buy jewelry for resale.

Nehema Plus Group's story

Makanga is the mother of two children, ages are 11 and 13. Both of them go to school.

She is the leader of “Nehema Plus,” which means “Grace” in English. It is composed of 12 members united in solidarity for receiving Kiva loans with the goal of developing their businesses.

Makanga is 32 years old and single. She has been active in her business since 2003. She is happy to be one of HOPE’s clients. Thanks to Hope’s loans, Makanga’s business generates a profit of about $100 per week.

She intends with the next loan to increase her stock of goods by buying jewelry and reselling it to increase her working capital. Her ambition is to someday open a large shop. She is working hard to achieve her dream.

In this group: Makanga, Emongo, Nana, Espe, Mafuila, Bosenza*, Bonde, Baluenga*, Molowayi, Amundala, Makanga, Tekwa
*not pictured

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