A loan helped a member to stock up on used and plastic shoes, which will strengthen her initial capital.


Nsimire Group's story

Ms. Adidja is a client of Hekima IMF and chairs the village group “NSIMIRE". She is married, 45 years old and mother of 7 children who are all in school, her partner is a trader.
She sells used shoes, she started this business 10 years ago with the start-up funds received from her husband. Later she became involved in the Hekima program to support her business, during which it gradually evolved.
With this new loan, she will stock up on used and plastic shoes, which will strengthen her initial capital. The challenge of her business is linked to the lack of customers.
She would like her children to continue studying and feed her family. Finally, she would like to thank Hekima and its partners for the support provided to owners of non-cash-converting businesses in this context of the global covid-19 crisis. The photo is only of the group leader because of covid-19 in compliance with social distancing measures.

In this group: Mwavita, Nanzibi, Adidja, Amisi, Nalba, Genetrude, Clarice, Pierrot, Esperance, Deborah, Elisabeth, Nsimire, Sanvura

Translated from French.


This loan is special because:

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



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