A loan helped a member to buy 22 bags of flour and increase her working capital.


Amani Group's story

Denise is a client of Hekima and leader of the goupe villageoise Amani. She is a 50 years old married woman with 4 children, all of which are in school. He partner is a mechanic.

She has been selling foodstuffs for 12 years with start up funds provided by her husband. Later on she joined Hekima to help support her business, which has now grown well.

With this new loan, she will buy 22 bags of flour and increase her working capital. The problem she faces is spoiled goods. She wants her children to continue with their education and be able to buy some land.

She thanks Hekima for its support of non-bankable small businesses during the Covid crisis. She is seen alone in the picture, as they observe social distancing

In this group: Mapendo, Denise, Aimerciane, Furaha, Marie Jeanne, Wivine, Jules, Pasclaline, Kashibondo, Esther, Josephine, Guilaine, Salome, Isabelle, Therese, Christine, Solange, Anne Marie, Nathali

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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.



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