A loan of $5,000 helps a member to buy various pagnes [traditional clothes] to resell some of them and to sew some to resell later.


Kajuru Group's story

Francine is a seamstress who received a small loan from her husband to buy the necessary equipment to make sewing a profession.

With this loan, she will buy various kinds of pagnes that are highly popular for resale. Some of them will be sewn and sold later.

In her workshop, Francine is assisted by her collaborator Valery, also on the picture.

In this group: Francine, Valery

Translator profile picture

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katell Maguet.


This loan is special because:

It supports women who escaped violence in other parts of DRC.

Manon Genouille, Kiva staff

Manon Genouille
Kiva staff









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.


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.