A loan of $6,000 helped a member to increase his inventory of construction materials.

Ushuuda Baco Group's story

Jolie is the leader of the Community Bank named “Ushuuda BACO” which means “Testimony” in English. It is composed of 10 members united in solidarity for receiving Kiva loans with the goal of developing their businesses.

Jolie has been part of the micro-enterprise world since 2003. He sells construction materials in the city of Lubumbashi. He has acquired solid experience in this area and works hard with good management skills in order to realize his dream of one day opening a hardware shop in his environment. He would also like to achieve financial independence through his business that earns him US$100 per week. He works to the best of his abilities and uses his contacts so that he might achieve his goals.

Jolie is a trustworthy client of the MFI HOPE RDC, having twelve times obtained and correctly repaid loans. He will increase his stock of materials with his next loan by buying iron water pipes, etc., and reselling them at a profit. 32 years old, Jolie is married and the father of a son who is 5 years old. His son goes to school.

In this group: Jolie, Kazimir, Astride, Cibangu, Tanga, Mulamba, Mulenda*, Katende, Kabamba, Numbi
*not pictured

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