A loan helped a member to stock up with 500 pairs of shoes.


Rhulangane Group's story

Ndachombwene is a trader, a member of the Rhulangane group and a customer of IMF Hekima. She is 39 years old, married and mother to eight chidlren, all of whom go to school. She has been selling second-hand shoes at the market in the town centre for the past nine years. She is going to stock up with 500 pairs of shoes. She began her business with funds given to her by her husband. She would like to expand her business and be able to educate and feed her children. Finally she thanks Hekima for the support it provides to entrepreneurs who cannot access bank funding.

In this group: Ndachombwene, Lucie, Simwerayi, Lwiyando, J Claude, Mulenga, Banza

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alison Le Bras.


This loan is special because:

It serves entrepreneurs in conflict-affected areas with few opportunities.



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