A loan helped a member buy sheet metal, nails, and tarp to sell.


Nyota Group's story

Yvonne is a saleswoman and owner of a hardware shop on the city road. She is 43 years old, married, and the mother of 5 children all of whom go to school. Yvonne is the representative of the Nyota loan group, a client of the microfinance institution Hekima.

With this loan, she will buy sheet metal, nails, and tarp to strengthen her business and offer her customers durable materials.

She received her first financing from her husband 6 years ago. Her goal is to continue sending her children to school and assure their positive development. Finally, Yvonne thanks Hekima and its partners for their support of entrepreneurs without access to traditional banking.

In this group: Victorine, Georgette, Charline, Mamy, Georgette, Sylvain, Fany, Germaine, Cesar, Ivette, Yvonne, Brigitte, Esperance, Yonesi, Jacques, Stela, Bora, Rehema, Nyota, Chanceline, Deborah, Octavie, Louise, Benine, Pascaline, Desange, Charline, Margueritte, Brigitte, Madeleine

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Pont.


This loan is special because:

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



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