A loan of $875 helped a member to invest in expanding her business.

C2349 Umoja Group's story

Francine is 36 years old and is married with five children aged between 3 and 13 years. Her husband works as a businessman; they both work hard for their family.

Francine is the leader of this group which is called Umoja in the Swahili language; this group contains five members and all of them own the small shop which sells various products. Francine has an experience of two years in her business of selling rice, salt, bananas, juice, soda, and a traditional soft drink made from sorghum which called ubushera in the local language.

Francine and her group are requesting a loan from Kiva lenders via Vision Finance Company for the purpose of growing their business which will allow them to get ahead. With this loan Francine hopes to change her family situation through providing all the basic needs of her family.

In this group: Marie Rose, Adriya, Delphine, Seraphine, Francine

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