A loan helped a member to buy 20 cartons of shoes for resale.


Siege De La Sagesse Group's story

Angela is a small-scale businesswoman who works together with her husband. She is a member of the solidarity group called Seat of Wisdom, in French «Siege de la Sagesse», a client of MFI Hekima, married, aged 35, and the mother of seven children who are all enrolled in school. She has been selling high quality shoes in a shop in town for 16 years.

Angela wants to stock up on merchandise, buying 20 cartons of shoes to expand her business. She would like to build a house for her family, pay school fees, and feed her children. In closing she thanks Hekima and its partners for the support they bring to entrepreneurs who are not served by conventional banks.

In this group: Francine, Desire, Angela, Viviane, Charlotte, Gaspard

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Teresa Kramer.


This loan is special because:

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



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