A loan helped a member to buy 2 bales of used clothing to add to her initial capital.


Tusonge Mbele Group's story

Mme Esther is a client of Hekima IMF and president of the groupe villageoise "Tusonge Mbele". She is married, 46 years old, and the mother of 5 children who are all in school. Her partner is a commissioner.

She is a seller of used clothing. She started this business in 2004 with the start-up money received from a Hekima program to support her business, which she has progressively expanded. With this new loan she is gong to buy supplies of 2 bales of used clothing which will add to her initial capital. The challenge of her business lies with the increase of the dollar [exchange] rate.

She would like to buy a plot and build. Finally she wants to thank Hekima and its partners for the support given to non-bankable business proprietors in the context of the global crisis of covid-19. The photo is only of the leader of the group because of covid-19.

In this group: Francine, Rose, Esther, Jeanne, Marie Grace, Charlotte, Georgette, Jeanne, Jean Baptiste, Judith, Furaha, Innocent, Petro, Heritier, David, Justin, Adolphe, Chris, Kibanza, Anuarite, Germaine, Elisha, Jacqueline, Marc, Anita, Bisimwa, Mandela, Samuel, Ange, David, Veronique, Eric, Elie, Fidele

Translated from French.


This loan is special because:

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



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