A loan helped a member to buy to buy sugar, oil, soap, rice and laundry detergent and boost her initial capital.


La Fontaine Ii Group's story

Mme Zizina is a client with MFI Hekima and the president of the village group "La Fontaine Ii". She is 48 years old, married and the mother of five children, all attending school. Her partner is a shopkeeper.
She sells various items, a business she started 7 years ago with seed money obtained from her husband. Subsequently, she turned to Hekima to support her business which developed progressively. With this new loan, she will purchase sugar, oil, soap, rice and laundry detergent and boost her initial capital. Her business is not facing any challenges.
She would like to expand her business and for her children to continue their education. Finally, she wishes to thank Hekima and its partners for their support to non bankable business owners in this global crisis situation, due to Covid-19. Only the group leader is pictured, due to Covid-19 and to observe social distancing guidelines.

In this group: Zizina, Marie, Aime, Furaha, Arlette, Georges, Salome, Nicole, Furaha, Princesse, Nelly, Marius, Rosette, Bisimwa, Abako, Nyota

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Madeleine Schwartz.


This loan is special because:

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



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