A loan of $5,000 helped a member to buy 2 bags of flour, 2 drums of vegetable oil, 50 kg of sugar and rechargeable cards cards in 100 dollars units.


Bon Berger Group's story

The client Odette, vice president of the "Good Shepherd" business group is a 45 year old married entrepreneur, and the mother of 6 children all of whom are educated and some of whom already have their own households. She sells fritters and is a co-owner of a payphone. Her husband is an independent electrical technician. She sells her merchandise along the principal route, Goma-Sake, near a refreshment are. She has run this business for ten years. She has fulfilled six loans cycles through loans from Hekima. This new loan will allow her to stock up with 2 bags of flour, 2 drums of vegetable oil, 50 kg of sugar, and rechargeable calling cards in 100 dollar units. Moreover, she hopes to educated her children and buy a plot of land to construct a home comfortably. The client thanks Hekima for its actions to help poor women who are normally excluded by classic banks. It may be noted that the "Good Shepherd" business group is made up, for the most part, of women..

In this group: Dunia, Nabuke, Chekanaboo, Kabuo, Kahindo, Riziki, Bandu , Kahindo, Odette , Pastazia , Mapendo, Naburalike, Nayungu, Vumilia, Feza , Mukongo , Mianitse, Machozi, Kambale, Nsababera, Masika, Kahindo , Biruru, Kabukesa , Ngwabije , Frediana, Ntabwira, Sakina, Nakasi , Faida, Kanakuze
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Martha Schmitz



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