A loan of $8,750 helps a member to buy children's clothes wholesale to bolster her starting capital.


Tuinuke Pamoja Group's story

Madam Pascaline is a client of MFI Hekima and the president of mutual help group Tuinuke Pamoja. She is a 59 years old widow with ten children, including eight attending school and already responsible.
She sells children's clothing, a business she started in 2004 with seed money obtained from the sale of a parcel of land. Later, she joined Hekima' loan program to sustain her business. With this loan, she will buy children's clothing wholesale to bolster her starting capital. Her business challenge is linked to the lack of customers due to the current economic crisis.
She wants to expand her business and build a permanent house Finally, she wishes to thank Hekima and its partners for their support to non bankable entrepreneurs, especially during this economic crisis.

In this group: Pascaline, Nicolas, Prospere, Ruzibuka

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Madeleine Schwartz.


This loan is special because:

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

Manon Genouille, Kiva staff

Manon Genouille
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