A loan of $5,000 helped a member to buy 3 bags of sorghos.

Safina Group's story

J. M., 38-years-old, is a married mother of eleven. She is an entrepreneur and the president of Safina microloan group. Her husband is a scrap metal dealer. She has a small business of selling traditional Musururu juice. She started it two years ago with the capital she received from her husband. Later, in 2008, she received a loan from the microfinance institution Hekima. She set up her products at home. This new loan will be used to purchase three bags of sorgohos, a plant. Moreover, she aspires to buy a plot of land and to use it to build.
J. M. thanks Hekima for taking actions to help the poor people who cannot access to the traditional banking system. The majority of Safinia group’s members are women.

In this group: Jeanette, Maneno, Yowali, Mwamini, Fitina, Kibaye, Mwanvua, Furaha, Twisenge, Kahindo, Bona, Riziki, Wimana, Jacques, Elisee, Namivumbi, Twizere, Bizimungu, Riziki, Kaserake

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer tiphaine gire

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