A loan of $5,000 helped a member to purchase dresses for children.


Ardent Group's story

Yvone is a merchant and the president of the 'banc villageois' called “Ardent”. A client of the microfinance institution Hekima, she is 43, married, and the mother of six children, all in school. A vendor a variety of clothing at a store in town, she is going to purchase dresses for children in order to bolster her business.

She started her business with capital from her family five years ago. Her wish is to provide schooling and food for her children. So she thanks Hekima for supporting entrepreneurs excluded from the traditional banking system.

In this group: Omari, Yvone, Moise, Jeanne, Chantal

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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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