A loan of $6,150 helped a member to buy six sacks of dried beans weighing 100 kg to bolster her business activity so as to open a depot and become a distributor of beans in the area.


Ufunuo Group's story

Souzana is president of the community group called Ufunuo and a member in good standing of MFI Hekima. Aged 57, she is married and the mother of six children who all are or have been enrolled in school. She has been selling foodstuffs for around five years, financed by her children. Hekima began supporting her later on.

With this loan, she is going to buy six sacks of 100 kg of dried beans to bolster her business activity. She intends to open a depot so as to become a supplier of beans in the area. Souzana encourages the initiatives of Hekima and its courageous partners and their good heart in financially supporting people of all sorts.

In this group: Nathalie, Wivine, Concile, Jeanne, Alphonsine, Christophe, Therese, Sylvanie, Marceline, Francine, Yvonne, Regine, Sifa, Anne, Leontine, Benita, Suzana, Estha, Suzane, Noella, Tatiana, Esther, Esperence, Esperance, Aline

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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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