A loan helped a member to buy sheets and bed covers, which will strengthen her initial capital.


Hekima Ni Mali Group's story

Mrs. Justine is a customer of Hekima MFI and president of the village group "HEKIMA NI MALI". She is married, 42 years old and mother of 6 children, 4 of whom are in school and 2 are still babies. Her partner is a shop owner.

She sells various products. She started this business 8 years ago with the start-up funds received from her husband. Later she involved the Hekima program to support her business, during which she gradually evolved.

With this new loan, she is going to buy sheets, bed covers, which will strengthen her initial capital. The challenge of her business is related to the state taxes.

She would like her children to continue studying.

Finally, she would like to thank Hekima and theirs partners for the support provided to owners of non-bankable businesses in this context of the global covid-19 crisis. The photo only shows the leader of the group due to covid-19 in compliance with social distancing measures.

In this group: Djamillah, Mado, Justine, Asie, Chantal, Cecile, Christine, Jasmine, Biza, Francine

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katell Maguet.


This loan is special because:

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



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