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Fazili Group

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

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A loan helped to purchase palm oil in bulk, which will reinforce her initial capital.


Fazili Group's story

Madam Monique is a client of Hekima. She presides over the Fazili banque villageoise. At 42 years old, she is married and the mother of eight children, all of whom attend school.

Like her husband, Madam Monique is a vendor. She sells palm oil. She began her business 15 years ago with the financial backing of her husband. Later on she partnered with Hekima in order to support her business, which has developed progressively ever since.

With this new loan, Madam Monique plans to stock up on merchandise by purchasing palm oil in bulk. This will reinforce her initial capital. The main difficulty her business faces is the changing rate of the dollar.

Madam Monique would love for her children to finish their education. She began her business with this dream in mind, and her income goes towards paying their education expenses.

Lastly, Madam Monique would like to thank Hekima and its partners for the financial support they bring to non-bankable small business owners, particularly in the context of the global Covid-19 crisis.

In order to maintain social distancing, only the group leader is photographed at this time.