Total loan: $6,650

Umoja Virunga Group

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

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A loan helped to stock up on Bralima and Brasimba beverages, bolstering her working capital.

Umoja Virunga Group's story

Ms. Nicole is a client of the IMF Hekima and the chair of the Umoja Virunga group villageois. She is married, 48 years old and has three children, all of whom are independent. Her husband is an entrepreneur.

Nicole sells beverages out of a warehouse, She launched this business 15 years ago with starting funds obtained from her father. Later on she joined the Hekima loan program to support her business and has been developing it gradually. With this new loan Nicole will stock up on beverages of the Bralima and Brasimba brand, reinforcing her working capital. Her business challenge is related to unpaid debt.

Nicole would like to support her family. In conclusion, Nicole thanks Hekima and its partners for supporting business owners who lack access to funding, especially at this time of a global crisis related to Covid-19. Only the group leader appears in the photo in view of social distancing rules due to Covid-19.