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Bidii Kadutu Group

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Bukavu, Sud Kivu Provice, South-Kivu, Congo (DRC) / Retail

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A loan helped to equip herself with 35 pairs of women's shoes, which will increase her initial working capital.


Bidii Kadutu Group's story

Christette is a client of Hekima and president of the village group 'Bidi Kadutu'. She is 38, married and mother of eight children, all of which are in school. Her husband is an itinerant trader.

She has been selling women's shoes for nine years. A project started with funds from her husband. She started with Hekima which supported her business, which has now progressively expanded.

With this new loan, she will equip herself with 35 pairs of women's shoes, which will reinforce her initial start-up capital. The only problem with her business is a lack of clientele.

She would like that her children remain in school and also to buy a piece of land. She wishes to thank Hekima and its partners for their support of non-bankable women during the current world crisis with Covid-19. The photo is just of the leader of the group, as they respect the social distancing guidelines.