Total loan: $3,000

Mwanzo Group

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

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A loan helped to acquire sugar cane wholesale, which will support her initial capital.

Mwanzo Group's story

Mme Nsimire is a client of Hekima IMF and heads the banque villageoise Mwanzo. She is married, aged 42, and mother of ten children who are in school. Her partner is a teacher.

She is a sugar cane vender. She started this business 17 years ago with startup funds from her husband. Later, she became involved in the Hekima program to support her business, over the course of which she progressively improved. With this new loan, she is going to buy sugar cane at wholesale, which will support her initial capital. This challenge in her business is linked the lack of a vehicle to carry the merchandise.

She would like for her children to continue going to school. She wants to thank Hekima and its partners for supporting business owners without means. The clients prefer to be with their children in the photo.