A loan of $5,300 helped a member to increase his stock by buying some sewing items in bulk.

Mont Sinai Plus Group's story

Alphonse is the leader of the Community Bank named “Mont Sinaï Plus.” It is composed of six members, united in solidarity for receiving Kiva loans with the goal of developing their businesses.

Alphonse is 58 years old and the father of five children whose ages vary between 18 and 31 years old. He has been active in his business since 1998. He sells sewing items in western area of Kinshasa. He has already borrowed fourteen loans from MFI HOPE DRC for business expansion and fully repaid them. Thanks to Hope’s loans, his business has prospered and it generates a profit of US$150 per week.

Alphonse intends with the next loan to increase the inventory of his business by buying some more sewing items in bulk to resell at profit and increase his income. His ambition is to diversify his business by opening a beverage facility in his environment. He works hard in order to achieve his dream.

In this group: Alphonse, Gaudeline, Albertine, Marie-Claire, Bernadette, Mamie

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