A loan helped a member to pay the REGIDESO bill and buy another tank, which will increase her starting capital.


Tenda Mema Group's story

Mrs. Elisee is a Hekima IMF client and presides over the banque villageoise “TENDA MEMA.” She is a 57-year-old married mother of twelve children, all of whom attend school. Her partner is a state agent.

She sells water from her home in a tank. She started this business 20 years ago with starting funds from her husband. Later, she included the Hekima program to support her business, over the course of which she progressively advanced. With this new loan, she is going to pay the REGIDESO bill and buy another thank, which will increase her starting capital. Her business has no challenges.

She would like for her children to go to school and that she be able to feed her family. In the end, she would like to thank Hekima and its partners for the support they bring to unmonetizable business owners. The clients prefer to be with their children in the photo.

In this group: Furaha, Elisee, Jeannine, Pesyan, Moise, Masiri, Leon, Vahaviraki, Lucie, Christian, Ghislaine, Guerlinda, Maguy, Jolie, Deodette, Marthe, Clodette, Anuarite, Rachel, Roger

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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