A loan helped a member to stock up on aluminum and charcoal to increase her working capital.


Abigael Group's story

Aziza is the leader of the 'groupe villageoise' Abigael. She is 43, married with 10 children who have all attending school. He husband is a blacksmith.

She has been selling various items for 20 years, using start up capital from her husband. She is a client of Hekima which has helped her business develope progressively.

With this new loan, she will stock up on aluminum and charcoal and increase her working capital. Her problem right now is a lack of customers. She wants to continue educating her children and be able to feed her family. She thanks Hekima for it supports of non-bankable businesses during the global Covid crisis. Because of this, she is seen alone in the picture, as they respect social distancing.

In this group: Jeanne, Aziza, Martin, J.marie, Shantale, Claudine, Madeleine, Gizele, Sifa, Elisabeth, Antoinette, Gloria, Kisuba

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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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