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Total loan: $9,750

Ahadi Group

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

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A loan helped to stock up on wholesale sewing materials to build up her initial investment.

Ahadi Group's story

Ms. Masika is a 50-year-old married mother of six children who are all in school. She is a client of the IMF Hekima and president of the banque villageoise, Ahadi. Her husband is a photographer.

She sells sewing materials and is also a seamstress. She started this business in 1995 with the start-up money received from her husband. Later, she joined Hekima's credit program to support her business activities. With this new loan, she will be stocking wholesale sewing materials to build up her initial investment. The challenge of her business is linked to the lack of customers.

She wants to educate her children and feed her family. Finally, she thanks Hekima and its partners for supporting non-bankable entrepreneurs.