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Bonheur Group

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

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A loan helped to buy wholesale salted fish to strengthen her business.


Bonheur Group's story

Ms. Jeannette is a client of the IMF Hekima and president of the banc villageois "BONHEUR". She is married, aged 60, and mother of 4 schoolchildren. Her spouse is a merchant.
She sells salted fish, a business she started 20 years ago now with the starting fund given by her big brother. Later she applied for a loan from Hekima to support her business. With this new loan, she will buy wholesale salted fish to strengthen her business. The challenge of her business is linked to the loss of customers.
She wants to feed the family and to educate her children. In conclusion, she thanks Hekima and its partners for supporting non-bankable entrepreneurs.