A loan helped a member to buy additional stock of loincloths, to strengthen her initial capital.


Jerusalem Group's story

Ms. Verena is a client of Hekima IMF and chairs the village group “JERUSALEM”; She is married, 61 years old and mother of 6 children who are all in school, her partner is a driver.

She is a clothing seller, she started this business in 2006 with the start-up funds received from her husband. Later she involved the Hekima program to support her business, during which she gradually evolved. With this new loan, she will stock up on loincloths, which will strengthen her initial capital. The challenge of its activity is linked to the lack of customers.

She would like her children to continue studying and feed her family. Finally, she would like to thank Hekima and its partners for the support provided to owners of non-cash-converting businesses in this context of the global covid-19 crisis. The photo is only of the leader of the group because of covid-19 in compliance with social distancing measures.

In this group: Verena, Charlotte, Moise, Judith, Degonde, Djenny, John, Zablon, Claude, Madina, Marc, Daphrose, Jeanette, Edison, Philemon

Translated from French.


This loan is special because:

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



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