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Kabui S. E., an entrepreneur, is a thirty-year old mother of one, living alone. She sells plastic shoes and knits. She began her business with her own funds, the revenue generated from her wheat fields. Later, she received a 50$ loan from Hekima. She then set up her products along the road. This new loan will allow her stock up with 200 pairs of shoes. Additionally, she aspires to buy a knitting machine. This client, Kabuo S., thanks Hekima for favoring the poor who are excluded from traditional banking services.
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Kabuo S. E. est entrepreneur, âgée de 30 ans, femme vivant seule, mère d’1 enfant. Elle vend des souliers (en plastic), elle fait également le tricotage. Elle commença son business avec son fonds propre, capital constitué de revenu de champs des blés. Plus tard, elle bénéficia de crédit de l’IMF Hekima de 50$. Elle installe ses produits au long de la rue. Ce nouveau crédit doit lui servir de s’approvisionner avec 200 paires des souliers. En plus, elle ambitionne acheter une machine tricoteuse. La cliente Kabuo S. remercie Hekima pour ses actions en faveur de pauvres exclus de banque classique.

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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.

About Congo (Dem. Rep.)

  • $700
    Average annual income
  • 6
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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 loan of $1,200 helped Kabuo 200 pairs of shoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 23, 2010
Nov 25, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2011