Total loan: $6,700

Ukweli Group

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

Ukweli Group's loan finished fundraising,
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A loan helped to buy bags of small fry.

Ukweli Group's story

Jeanette is a customer of the MFI Hekima and the leader of the 'Ukweli' village group. She is married, 46 years old, and the mother of 8 children who all attend school. Her husband is a street seller.

She sells small fry. She started her business 14 years ago using startup funds she received from her husband. Later, she joined Hekima's loan program to strengthen her business and has been progressing steadily since. She will use this new loan to buy bags of small fry. Her main business challenge is getting enough merchandise to sell.

She would like her children to stay in school and to build a house.

Finally, she would like to thank Hekima and its partners for the support they are giving to owners of non-bankable businesses during this covid-19 pandemic.

Note: Due to social distancing measures, only the group leader is pictured.