Total loan: $9,975

Asifiwe Group

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

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A loan helped to purchase 150 pairs of shoes.

Asifiwe Group's story

Mugala is a merchant and a member of the community bank Asifiwe. A client of the microfinance institution Hekima, she is 38 years old, married to a motorbike taxi driver, and the mother of eight children (5 in school and 3 still very young). She started her business with funds from her husband. Mugala has been a vendor of plastic footwear at a town market for three years. She is going to purchase 150 pairs of shoes. She would like to obtain more loans and to provide schooling and food for her children. In conclusion, she thanks Hekima for supporting entrepreneurs who are excluded from the traditional banking system.