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Uaminifu Renové Group
In this Group: Kahindo, Kavira, Kahambu, Kahambu, Masika , Nzuba, Yalala
Kahambu Muhondo is the president of the Uaminifu Renové group. She is 48 years old, married and the mother of 5 children. Her husband is a farmer. All of her children study. Her eldest son is already a doctor, the second is a medical assistant, the third studies economics at university. The others are in secondary school.

She started her business with her own funds. She sells various goods. She has a shop/booth in the town of Goma. Before settling in the town of Goma, she lived in the village of Kibirizi, inside the Rutshuru territory. She fled the war and insecurity caused by the Rwandan rebels from the FDLR.

She received a loan of $50 from the microfinance institution Hekima around 2007. This new loan will allow her to stock up on flour, Rina edible oil (a brand of oil), sugar, soap, manufactured goods etc. Kahambu Muhondo thanks Hekima for its actions in favor of the poor who are excluded from mainstream banking. It must be noted that the Uaminifu Renové group is composed of 7 members.
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Kahambu Muhondo est présidente du groupe Uaminifu Renové, âgée de 48 ans, mariée, mère de 5 enfants. Son mari est cultivateur. Tous ses enfants étudient. son fils ainé est déjà médecin, le second infirmier, le 3e fait la faculté d’économie. Les autres sont aux études secondaires. Elle commença son business avec son fond propre. Elle fait le commerce général de divers. Elle a une boutique/kiosque dans la ville de Goma. Avant de s’installer dans la ville de Goma, elle venait du village de Kibirizi, dans l’intérieur du territoire de Rutshuru en fuyant la guerre et l’insécurité des rebelles Rwandais FDLR. Elle bénéficia de crédit de l’IMF Hekima de 50$ vers les années 2007. Ce nouveau crédit doit lui servir de s’approvisionner son stock avec les farines, huile de table Rina, sucre, savon, produits manufacturés, etc. La cliente Kahambu Muhondo remercie Hekima pour ses actions en faveur de pauvres exclus de banque classique. Il sied de signaler que ce groupe Uaminifu Renové est composé de 7 membres.

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Important Information

HEKIMA is a microfinance institution headquartered in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), with branch offices in Goma and Bukavu. HEKIMA aims to contribute to the transformation of the economic, social, and spiritual lives of the economically active poor of the DRC. To this end, HEKIMA provides its clients with solidarity group loans to support income-generating activities. Despite ongoing instability and violence in its operating areas, HEKIMA continues to keep its doors open and provide credit and savings services for its over 90% female clientele.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Congo (Dem. Rep.)

  • $700
    Average annual income
  • 2
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    Congo (Dem. Rep.) Loans Fundraising
  • $13,515,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Uaminifu Renové Group's $2,000 loan helped a member flour, Rina edible oil, sugar, soap, manufactured goods etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 27, 2010
Oct 28, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2011