A loan helped a member to stock up on seven cans of palm oil to reinforce her initial capital.


Sisi Kwa Sisi Group's story

Mrs. Yvonne is a Hekima IMF client and the president of of the « Sisi Kwa Sisi» village group. She is married and aged 50 with eight children who all go to school. Her partner is a teacher.

She sells food products. She started this activity four years ago with funds that her husband gave her. Later, she joined the Hekima programme to support her business. This enabled her to develop progressively. She will use her new loan to stock up on seven cans of palm oil to reinforce her initial capital. The challenge in this business is linked to the many taxes imposed by civil servants.

She wants her children to continue their studies and she wants to develop her business.

Finally, she is grateful to Hekima and their partners for their support for non bankable businesses in the present context of global crisis due to covid-19. The photo only shows the leader of the group to respect covid-19 social distancing measures.

In this group: Elisabeth, Rosette, Nshobole, Packo, Mirindi, Odette, Londa, Yvonne, Sylvie, Josee, Espe

Translated from French.


This loan is special because:

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



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