A loan helped a member to buy three 50-kg sacks of beans including its transport to reinforce her initial capital.


Uvumilivu Group's story

Mrs. TANTINE is a client of IMF Hekima and president of the banque communautaire UVUMILIVU. At 42 years old, she is a married mother of four, all of whom attend school. She has been selling beans for 12 years with funds received from her husband, who is a trader, and then through Hekima. For this loan, she is going to buy three 50kg sacks of beans including transport to reinforce her initial capital. Her ambitions are to send her children to university, feed them well, and remodel her house. She says thank you to Hekima and its partners for the good initiative of financially helping the impoverished.

In this group: Tantine, Justine, Muyinyungwarha, Veneranda, Meda, Jeannette, Baraka, Sifa, Marie, Anastasie, Nathalie, Samuel, Furaha, Suzana, Francine, Mamie, Rosette, Busime, Lajoie

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sherry W..


This loan is special because:

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



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