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Total loan: $1,000
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A loan of $1,000 helped family projects (housing construction and business).


Burume's story

The entrepreneur Burume B. is the principal of Shaba Primary Catholic School. He is 47 years old, married and the father of six children, all of whom are doing good progress in their studies. He is an educator. He has been teaching for 15 years. His wife sells groceries in order to provide supplementary income for their household. Mr. Burume B. has received a loan from IMF Hekima for various family projects (housing construction and the retail business). As a client of Hekima, Burume Bismimwa appreciates its assistance to the poor who are excluded from the traditional banking system, such as teachers in Congo. This photo is taken inside the school office. The sign in the background makes a reference to a “microbe.”

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Ekaterina Sukhanova



Loan details

Loan length:

7 months
Disbursed date: November 30, 2010
Facilitated by Field Partner: Hekima, a partner of World Relief

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Loan details

Loan length:

7 months
Disbursed date: November 30, 2010
Facilitated by Field Partner: Hekima, a partner of World Relief