A loan helped a member to buy 30 sacks of cement, 100 pieces of triplex, 4 boxes of paint, 1 ton of concrete iron, etc.

Napthalie Group's story

Julienne is a client of IMF Hekima and a vendor of construction materials. She is a dynamic woman and an experienced entrepreneur. She owns an ironmonger’s shop in the town center. She is the leader of the NEPHTALIE group, 49 years old, mother of 4 children who are studying.

She began her business with her own funds in 2010 thanks to the financial support of her husband. Her husband is a public administration employee. At the beginning of 2013, she joined IMF Hekima’s loan program to strengthen her capital.

With this new loan, she is going to buy 30 sacks of cement, 100 pieces of triplex, 4 boxes of paints, 1 ton of concrete iron etc. to increase her business and provide her customers with good quality materials.

She wishes to progress in business, send her children to school and feed them.

Finally, she thanks Hekima and its partners for the support they give to ‘unbankable’ entrepreneurs. Thanks to the loans from Hekima, she has already accomplished several projects for her family.

In this group: Julienne, Antoinette, Sengabo, Mado, Esperance, Dieudonne, Jeanne, Lea, Neema, Junior, Amani, Paulin, Celestin, Jacques, Beloty, Floribert, Caterine, Devotte, Jean, Rose

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Diane Yelland.

This loan is special because:

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

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