A loan helped a member to buy chairs and electronic devices to strengthen her business.


Asifiwe Group's story

Adidja is a customer of the microfinannce institution Hekima [Kiva's partner in DRC] and the representative of the "Asifiwe" banc villageois. She is forty years old, married and the mother of six children, four of whom go to school. Her husband is a carpenter.
She is a seller of secondhand products. She started her business with funds provided by Hekima in 2018. With this loan, she will source chairs and electronic devices to strengthen her business. Her main challenge with her business is how to prevent purchasing products which come from theft.
Her goal is to be able to buy a plot of land for her family. Lastly, she would like to thank Hekima and their partners for the support they provide to non-bankable entrepreneurs.

In this group: Adidja, Chantal, Rebecca, Josephine, Immaculee, Rachel, Naomi, Rachel, Neema, Esperance, Kabumba, Jeannine, Christine, Rachel, Dorika, Asina, Cherubin, Germaine, Ivette, Abigaeli, Nyabienda, Justine, Faustin, David, Bulenda, Appolinaire

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This loan is special because:

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



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