Total loan: $7,725

Umoja Group

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

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A loan helped to buy 30 sacks of charcoal and increase her working capital.

Umoja Group's story

Ghislaine is a client of Hekima and leader of the groupe villageoise Umoja. She is a 42 years old married woman with 6 children, all of which went to school. Her rpartner is a trader.

She has been selling charcoal since 2000 with start up funds received from her husband. Later she joined Hekima for their support which has helped to expand her business progressively.

With this new loan, she will stock up with 30 sacks of charcoal and increase her working capital. Her business runs well, with no problems.

She would like her children to continue studying and also buy some land. She wants to than Hekima for its support of non-bankable small businesses during the Covid period. She is seen alone in the picture as they respect social distancing.