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Guerison Group

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

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A loan helped to stock up on oil, flour, potatoes, charcoal and fish to strengthen her initial capital.


Guerison Group's story

Ms. Jacqueline, 33, is a client of the IMF Hekima and president of the banc villageois 'Guerison'. She is married to a biker and is a mother of four children—three of whom go to school and one is still young.

Jacqueline has been selling food in her restaurant for 10 years with the start-up funds received from her husband. Later, she joined Hekima's loan program to support her business. With this new loan, Jacqueline will stock up on oil, flour, potatoes, charcoal and fish to strengthen her initial capital. The challenge in this business is the lack of customers.

Jacqueline wants to educate her children and buy a plot of land. Finally, she thanks Hekima and its partners for their support towards non-bankable entrepreneurs.