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Total loan: $2,000

Sifa Mpya Group

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

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A loan helped to stock up on coal, oil, flour, and tomatoes in order to reinforce her initial capital.


Sifa Mpya Group's story

Madam Odile is a client of Hekima and the leader of the Sifa Mpya banc villageois. She is 50 years old and married; the mother of 6 children who are all school-age. Her husband is a chauffeur.

Madam Odile is a vendor who sells mainly spices and ingredients; she began her business in 1994 with her husband's support. Later on she partnered with Hekima. Since then her business has progressed steadily.

With this loan, Madam Odile plans to stock up on coals, oil, flour, and tomatoes in order to reinforce her initial capital. The main challenge her business faces is the lack of customers to due the Covid-19 pandemic.

Madam Odile would like to continue to finance her children's education and develop her business with the revenue from her sales.

Lastly, Madam Odile would like to thank Hekima and its partners for the support they offer to small business owners during the Covid-19 crisis. In order to minimize risk of Covid-19, only the leader of the Sifa Mpya Group is pictured above.