A loan of $5,000 helped a member to buy 1 bag of rice, 1 bag of sugar, 10 pairs of shoes, etc..


Sinai Group's story

Mwavita K. is an entrepreneur, and leader of the Sinaï business group, which consists of 15 members. She is 45 years old, married, and the mother of eight children who all go to school. Her husband is unemployed.

Mwavita K. runs a small business selling sundries from her home. She started this activity in 1998 with her own funds received from her husband. In 2006, she obtained her first loan from the Hekima MFI to strengthen her capital.

This new loan will allow her to stock up on new merchandise including I bag of rice, 1 bag of sugar, 10 pairs of shoes, etc. She also plans to expand her business, and build a comfortable home.

Mwavita K. wishes to thank the Hekima MFI for their actions in support of impoverished women who do not have access to traditional banks.

In this group: Carine, Mwavita , Uwimana, Furaha, Nabikengo, Nabazairwa, Nabintu, Nzigire, Furaha, Ntamulenge, Henriette, Tantine, Furaha, Marie Claire, Chika
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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