A loan helped a member to stock up on empty boxes and beverages, which will increase her starting capital.


Azina Nzuri Group's story

Mrs. Chantal is a client of IMF Hekima and is the head of the “AZINA NZURI” group villageois. She is a married, 38-year-old mother of six, all of whom go to school. Her husband is unemployed. She sells diverse products, which she started doing in 2007 with funds from her husband. Later, she incorporated the Hekima program to support her business, which she has been progressively growing. With this new loan, she is going to stock up on empty boxes and beverages, which will increase her starting capital. Her business has no challenges. She would like for her children to continue studying, and she would like to build a house. In the end, she wishes to thank Hekima and its partners for the support they’ve given to unmonetizable business owners in the context of this global crisis linked to COVID-19. The photo is of just the group leader because of COVID-19 in respect the social distancing measures.

In this group: Debora, Sophie, Chantal, Shukuru, Kompanyi, Rugango, David, Chantal, Deborah, Francoise, Querene, Norbert, Salome, Esdras, Tantine, Leonie, Gentil, Marcellina, Benjamin, Beatrice

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sherry W..


This loan is special because:

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



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