Total loan: $5,300

Abariki Group

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

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A loan helped buy rice, oil, flour, cassava, and charcoal.

Abariki Group's story

Françoise is a client of IMF Hekima and sells food staples in a street in the city. She is 41 years old and has seven children who all go to school. She is an adviser for the "Abariki" loan group, and one of the clients is holding her baby in the photo.

Françoise has been selling food staples for eight years with to the capital received from loans. She will use her loan to buy rice, oil, flour, cassava, and charcoal to grow her business and supply her clients with high-quality goods.

She would like to buy a parcel of land and to educate and feed her children. In closing, she thanks Hekima and their partners for the support they give to entrepreneurs working outside the banking system.