Give Opportunity to the DR Congo

by Opportunity International
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Nov 1, 2011

Client Success Spotlight: Meet Andre Landu

You are helping Opportunity reach out to clients like Andre Landu, pictured right, standing side by side with his loan officer. Until recently, Andre struggled to earn a profit selling luggage at the Liberty Market in Kinshasa. Then he heard about Opportunity International. In just a few short months Andre has increased his income by 50% by investing his loan to expand and diversify his inventory of bags and by incorporating all he has learned from his loan officer, Patrick Kamunga (pictured left) to bring his business to sustainability and profitability. Today, Andre is making plans for the future and says, “I am grateful for all I have learned; I am evolving as a businessman. I am learning to develop recognition in the market which is bringing me respect from fellow business operators and bringing me more return customers.”   

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Opportunity International

Location: Chicago, IL - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.opportunity.org
Project Leader:
Ally Lynch
Oakbrook, IL United States

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