A loan of $8,500 helps a member to stock up with 5 bags of sugar, 10 cans of oil and 20 bags of rice; which will build up her working capital.


Cesar Group's story

Consolee is a client of the IMF Hekima and is the treasurer for the business group « CESAR ». She is married, 39 years old and the mother of five children, all of whom are in school. Her partner is a shopkeeper. She is a saleswoman of food items in her shop. She started this business five years ago with start up funds received from her husband. Later, she inolved the Hekima program to support her business; over the course of which she has progressively developed. With this new loan she is going to stock up with five bags of sugar, 10 cans of oil and 20 bags of rice; which will build up her working capital. The challenge of her business is tied to the lack of customers.
She would like for her children to continue to study and to develop her business. Finally, she wishes to thank Hekima and its partners for the support given to nonbankable business owners in this environment of the global crisis tied to COVID-19. The photo is only of the group leader because of COVID-19 and respecting social distancing measures.

In this group: Angelique, Consolee, Lucien, Aigue, Mulongo

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer melanie fluharty.


This loan is special because:

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

Manon Genouille, 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.