Total loan: $7,000

Ushirika Business Group

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

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A loan helped to buy lipsticks, foundation, jewelry, and watches, which will reinforce her initial capital.

Ushirika Business Group's story

Madame Habamujuwi is a client of Hekima IMF and treasurer for the business group "Ushirika Business"; she is married, 37 years old and mother to eight children, all of whom attend school. Her partner is a vendor.
She sells beauty products, she started this business three years ago with startup funds provided by her husband. Later she involved the Hekima program to support her business and evolved progressively. With this new loan, she will buy lipsticks, foundations, jewelry, and watches, which will reinforce her initial capital. Her business has no problems.
She would like her children to continue to study and would also like to build a home on her plot of land. Finally, she wishes to thank Hekima and their partners for the support offered to business owners without traditional bank access, in the context of the global crisis related to Covid-19. The photo is only of the group leader due to Covid-19 social distancing measures.