A loan of $3,725 helps a member to buy more men's shirts and trousers, and women's clothes to sell.


Abadacogora Cb Group's story

Josepha is a 37-year-old mother of three children between the ages of 12 and 17. For the past eleven years she has been selling clothes in her community, trying to make ends meet.

Josepha is the leader of the group named ABADACOGORA CB, which in English means “People who are committed.” Group members sell different items and own a variety of businesses, both within and outside their community.

Josepha will use her loan to stock her business by buying more men's shirts and trousers, and women's clothes, so that she can sell within her community. She hopes to use the profits from her sales to enable her to grow her business, and also be able to provide school fees for her children since she is a widow. She is thankful for your support,

Due to the global pandemic, Urwego was not able to get a photograph of all the group members but was able to photograph one representative.

In this group: Claudine, Josepha, Ramura, Cesalie, Edissa, Alice, Claudette, Sylvine, Agnes, Eugenie, Faustin, Theoneste, Mukaniyonshuti, Olive, Eric


This loan is special because:

It provides financial opportunities to riskier Rwandan entrepreneurs who rely on social collateral.

Rachel Lewis, Kiva staff

Rachel Lewis
Kiva staff



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Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.

Loan details



Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.