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Total loan: $5,250
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Conscience Group


A loan of $5,250 helped a member to purchase bags of salted and smoked fish to resell at a profit.


Conscience Group's story

Nyange is the leader of the community bank named “Conscience.” This group is composed of 10 microentrepreneurs united in solidarity to obtain loans from Kiva through the MFI HOPE DRC with the goal of developing their businesses.

Nyange sells salted and smoked fish in the central market of Kenya in Lubumbashi. She has been in business since 1986, and she has solid experience in this field. Her beginning capital was $100. Currently, through her sales, Nyange makes about $120 per week. She plans to use the next loan to purchase some bags of salted and smoked fish to resell in order to increase her income. She is a trustworthy client of the MFI Hope DRC, having twelve times received and properly repaid loans. She dreams of one day becoming a fish provider in her area. Nyange is 57 years old, married and the mother of two children whose ages are 15 and 41. One of the two attends school.

In this group: Nyange, Banze, Ntumba, Vero, Tshijik, Cédrik, Mutombo, Mutombo , Annie, Kasongo
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Loan details

Loan length:

6 months
Disbursed date: September 14, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: HOPE DRC, a HOPE International institution

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Loan details

Loan length:

6 months
Disbursed date: September 14, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: HOPE DRC, a HOPE International institution