A loan of $5,000 helped a member to purchase additional goods for resale.


Tujikaze Baco Group's story

“Tujikaze BaCo” is a group of 7 owners of small businesses that is chaired by Kazadi. The members are jointly liable for loans granted by Kiva, which they use to grow their businesses.

Kazadi sells soybeans and cassava flour in retail. She is 53 years old, married and the mother of eight children aged between 14 and 31 years old. Two of them go to school. She has been a micro-entrepreneur since 1981. She is a hard working woman who has demonstrated abilities in business such as organization and good management. Kazadi is a loyal client of the MFI HOPE RDC. She has already received eight different loans and has repaid them correctly. With the next loan, she plans to increase the stock of her goods by buying some sacks of soybeans in order to meet the high demand of her customers in her community. She is confident with her business. She knows how to attract her customers by offering them what they need and like. She is also diplomatic when she talks with her clients. Her business generates the profit of US$60 per week. She wants to be the main provider of soybeans in her community.

In this group: Kazadi, Placide, Mujinga, Christine, Emmanuel, Tshibambe, Veronique



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