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Total loan: $8,125

Niamoja Group

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

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A loan helped to buy charcoal in bulk in order to strengthen her capital base.

Niamoja Group's story

Suzana is a client of the microfinance institution Hekima and president of the banc villageois "Niamoja". She is 57 years old, widowed and has three children who all go to school.

She sells charcoal in her depot, which she started ten years ago with the starting capital received from her rental house. Later on, she requested a loan from Hekima to support her activities. With the new loan, she wants to buy charcoal in bulk so she can strengthen her capital base. The challenge of her job is due to unpaid debts.

Suzana would like to ensure her children's education and feed her family. She thanks Hekima and its partners for the support they bring to entrepreneurs that aren't bankable.