Total loan: $4,250

Jovial Group

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

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A loan helped two bales of used clothing.

Jovial Group's story

Madame Pascasie is a client of IMF Hekima who sells used clothing in the central market in the city. A young, 31-year-old entrepreneur and the leader of the "Jovial" group, she has 5 children who all go to school.

She started her business with the financial support of her brother-in-law. After that, she began working with Hekima's loan program to bolster her capital.

She has been working on this activity for 5 years. With this new loan, she will buy 2 bales of used clothing to grow her activity. She wants to advance in business in order to realize her dreams.

In closing, she thanks Hekima and their partners for the support they bring to entrepreneurs outside the traditional banking system. With her loans, she takes care of her family.

Note: One group member is holding her baby in the photo.