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Nyota Group

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

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A loan helped to stock up wholesale with 80 pieces of"pagne" fabric for her business.


Nyota Group's story

Mamy is a customer of IMF Hekima and president of the "Nyota" Banc Villageois. She is 45 years old, married and mother to four children who are all studying. Her husband is unemployed.

She sells "pagnes" (pieces of bright and colorful fabric) and began doing this 25 years ago with an initial capital given to her by her older sister. Later on she requested a loan from Hekima to help her with her business. With this new loan she is going to get fresh wholesale supplies of 80 pagnes to boost her business. The challenge in her activity relates to unpaid debts.

She would like to educate her children and grow her business. Finally she thanks Hekima and its partners for the support they provide to entrepreneurs who have no access to bank funding.