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Total loan: $3,525

Niamoja Group

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

Niamoja Group's loan finished fundraising,
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A loan helped to stock up with 30 sacks of charcoal.

Niamoja Group's story

Ms. Suzana is a client of the microfinance institution Hekima and presides over the 'banc villageois' named “NIAMOJA”. She is a widow, 58 years old, and the mother of one child, who is in school.

A vendor of charcoal, she started this enterprise eighteen years ago with startup funding from her rental house. Later on, she joined the Hekima program for supporting her enterprise, during which she worked progressively.

With this new loan, she will stock up with 30 sacks of charcoal for bolstering her initial capital. The challenge in her business has to do with unpaid debts.

She would like to feed her family and for her children to continue in school. So, she wishes to thank Hekima and its partners for supporting business owners lacking cash during this global crisis due to Covid-19. The photo shows only the group leader because of Covid-19.