A loan of $6,000 helped a member to increase his store’s stock by buying soap, vegetable oil, sacks of rice, etc... to resell at profit.

Juhudi Baco Group's story

Justin is the chairman of the Community Bank named “Juhudi BaCo” which is composed of nine members united in solidarity for receiving Kiva loans with the goal of developing their businesses.

Justin, 36, became a micro-entrepreneur in 2005. He manages his own general store in the North of the city of Lubumbashi which is located to the South-east of the DRCongo. Justin works hard with good management skills in order to realize his dream of one day opening a bakery in his area. His business generates a profit of US$150 per week.

Justin is a trustworthy client of the MFI HOPE RDC, having twelve times received and correctly repaid loans. He will increase his stock of merchandise with his next loan by purchasing, soap, vegetable oil, sacks of rice, etc... and reselling them at a profit. Justin is married and the father of a son who is seven months old. He likes being HOPE’s client.

In this group: Justin, Anto, Isabel, Liliane, Fifi, Fani, Elisabeth, Bandeja, Pierre

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