A loan of $5,225 helps a member to buy two bales of used clothing and increase her working capital.


Ibuye Group's story

Odila is a client of Hekima and leader of the groupe villageoise Ibuye. She is 47, married with seven children who are all educated. Her husband is a carpenter. She has been selling used clothes for 13 years, with start up funds from her husband. Later she joined Hekima and her business has grown well.

With these new loan, she will buy two bales of used clothes and increase her working capital. The problem with her business is a lack of customers. She would like that her children continue with their education and she can feed her family. She wants to thank Hekima for is support of non-bankable businesses during the global Covid crisis. She is the only one in the photo as they respect social distancing rules.

In this group: Odila, Annwarite, Victoria, Ntakobanjira, Agnes, Justin, Germaine, Igega, Anuarite, Anuarite, Christhophe, Gisele, Mireille, Jean Paul, Aimeride, Solange, Alliance, Anuarite, Dorika

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Tim Gibson.


This loan is special because:

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

Manon Genouille, Kiva staff

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.