A loan of $2,400 helped a member to increase the inventory of her goods by purchasing some baskets of fish and boxes of chickens for resale.


Prodige Baco Group's story

Esther, aged 46, is the chairwoman of the Community Bank named “Prodige Baco”, which is composed of 15 members united in solidarity to receive loans from Kiva through the MFI HOPE RDC with the goal of developing their businesses.

Esther has been in the business world since 1997. She manages her business in the northeastern part of Lubumbashi. She is a loyal client of the MFI HOPE RDC and has already received a loan and has repaid it properly. She intends to use the next loan to increase the inventory of her goods by buying some baskets of fish and boxes of chickens for resale, with the aim of increasing her profits. Each week, her business brings in a profit of about US$40.
Her ambition is to develop it and become financially independent. Esther is married and has five children, who are aged between 4 and 15 years old. Two of them go to school.

In this group: Esther, Régine, Ruth, Omar, Anne, Brigitte, Nono, Anastasie, Henriette, Emma, Viviane, Vicky, Angèle, Epenetusa, Isaac



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