A loan of $4,950 helped a member to purchase general merchandise for resale.


Tuelewane Group's story

Kituri B. is a businesswoman and the president of the group named Tuelewana. She is 40 years old, married, and the mother of 10 children. Her husband is a hotel owner. Kituri B. is a general products merchant (mayonnaise, spaghetti, powdered milk, soaps, etc.). She has her business installed in the front section of her house. She started her business with her own funds that she received from her husband, amounting to $100. She has had her business for 19 years. Her new loan will be used to acquire new products (3 cases of Fanta brand soft drinks, 5 cartons of Rina brand cooking oil, 1 carton of Nido brand powdered milk, 3 cartons of mayonnaise, etc.). In addition, she also plans on expanding her business and to send her kids to school. Kituri B. is thankful to Hekima (Kiva Field Partner) for their actions towards the poor women who are excluded from traditional banks. The Tuelewana group is made up of 15 members.

In this group: Nyalwango, Kituri , Namavu, Chahihabwa, Furaha, Ntabure, Kihuo, Kito, Feza, Ndoole, Masika, Bazungu, Beatrice, Furaha, Namunyere
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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