A loan helped a member to purchase 15 pairs of shoes.


Toka Chini Group's story

This client, Colette, is the woman leader of the group called Toka Chini. A vendor, she sells shoes, is a 54-year-old mother, and has eight children, who are all students. Some of the children are already married. Her husband is a professional furniture maker. Colette started her business with financial support from a local development association. Later on, she decided to join the Hekima micro-loan program for developing micro-enterprises.

This new loan will be used to purchase 15 pairs of shoes. So she thanks Hekima and all of its partners for their support in financing unbanked entrepreneurs. It should be noted that a client is holding her baby.

In this group: Jeanette, Magdaleine, Jean, Anna, Sabina, Sanabo, Bakogyongo, Elizabeth, Olive, Jacqueline, Nyanchira, Agathe, Dorika, Ivonne, Colette, Louise, Omar, Florence, Furaha, Rosette, Euphrasie, Micheline, Francoise, Aime, Hangi, Banyere

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey.


This loan is special because:

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



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