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Total loan: $8,700

Twanzane Group

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

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A loan helped to buy 150 wholesale unit of pagne to strengthen her initial capital.

Twanzane Group's story

Mme Jacky is a client of Hekima and the president of the group Twanzane. She is married, 54 years old and has 10 children, 4 of whom go to school, and 6 of whom are already married. Her spouse is a teacher.

Mme Jacky sells pagnes, a business she started in 2004 with start-up money from her husband. Later, she joined the Hekima loan program to support her activities. With this new loan she will buy 150 wholesale units of pagne to strengthen her initial capital. The challenge of her business is the lack of customers.

She wants to keep her children in school and to fix up her home. She thanks Hekima and their partners, and is grateful for the support provided to non-bankable entrepreneurs.