A loan of $5,000 helped a member paying school fees for children.


Tunashukuru Group's story

Karubamba F. is an entrepreneur, president of the business group Tunashukuru, 38 years old, married, and the mother of 12 children- all of whom are in school except for the youngest. Her husband is a civil servant. Karubamba F. sells beverages (Fanta, Primus). She has set up shop in a small restaurant in a bus depot. She started her own business with funds from her husband. She has been in business for four years. This new loan will enable her to pay the school fees for her children. In addition, she hopes to grow her enterprise and educate her children comfortably. Karubamba F. thanks Hekima for its initiatives dedicated to poor women excluded from formal banks. The Tunashukuru Group is made up of 45 members.

In this group: Furaha, Zawadi, Mbarushimana, Tabu, Mbaruku, Vumilia, Kato, Ziada, Machozi, Feza, Feza, Munyerenkana, Namwezi, Cidoro, Amnazo, Munyangi, Kakasi, Yaohari, Nankafu, Faida, Twizerimana, Furaha, Manirakiza, Katungu, Juliette, Karubamba, Adidja, Kapinga, Bora, Safi, Nanyungu, Musanabera, Buhendwa, Furaha, Buroko, Habarugira, Furaha, Mangaza, Umunga, Musabimana, Nsigire, Rachel , Zainat, Aza, Misuba

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Carolyn McMahon



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