Today, get an extra $25 to lend when you make your first Kiva loan.
Total loan: $5,700
Goma, North Kivu province, North-Kivu, Congo (DRC) / Clothing
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Uhaki Group's loan finished fundraising,
but these similar borrowers just need a little more help to reach their goals!
A loan helped to buy ten dozens of shoes to expand her business.
Uhaki Group's story
Madam Esperance is a customer of the microfinance institution called Hekima. She is an energetic woman, a senior entrepreneur and a shoe seller. She sells her goods from home. She is the leader of the "UHAKI" group. She is sixty years old, married and the mother of twelve children, some of whom are still in school and some of whom are already married. She has been doing this business for five years. She initially started her business with her own money that she got from her husband. With this new loan, she will buy ten dozens of shoes to expand her business and provide her customers with good quality shoes. With the earnings, he wishes to school and feed her children. Finally, she thanks Hekima and their partners for the support they give to non-bankable entrepreneurs.