A loan helped a member to buy six 50 kg bags of used shoes and pay for transportation to strengthen her business.

La Gloire Group's story

SERAPHINE is a client of IMF Hekima and she is the leader of the "La Gloire" banque villageoise. She is 48 years old, married and the mother of eight children. They all go to school. She sells shoes in the city's central market. She got her seed capital from her husband ten years ago and then money from Hekima afterwards.

With this loan she will buy six 50 kg bags of used shoes and pay for it' s transportation to strengthen her business. She plans on opening a large store in the near future to be a supplier of the same product and also educate and nourish her children well. Seraphine thanks Hekima and it's partners for their support of vulnerable people.

In this group: Milenge, Aimee, Gilberte, Riziki, Julienne, Jaccqueline, Veronique, Mirille, Seraphine, Munyerekana, Anna, Cosmas, Mignone, Wakusomba, Deogracias, Solange, Denis, Jolie, Chistian, Petronile, Christian

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer leonardo.

This loan is special because:

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

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