Total loan: $4,750

Ona Mbali Group

Goma, North Kivu province, North-Kivu, Congo (DRC) / Clothing

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A loan helped to buy a supply of 150 pagnes (lengths of traditional cloth).

Ona Mbali Group's story

Jeanne is a customer of the microfinance institution Hekima, and president of the solidarity group Ona Mbali. She is a merchant who sells clothes at a store in the town. Jeanne is 49 years old, married and the mother of eight children; six attend school and two others are married.

Jeanne has been doing this business for 25 years, with capital received from her husband. She is going to buy a supply of 150 pagnes (lengths of traditional cloth) to increase her business. She wants to build a house, and educate and feed her children.

She thanks Hekima and its partners for the support they provide to unbankable entrepreneurs.