A loan of $5,000 helped a member payer 25 pièces de wax hollandais to pay for 25 pieces of "wax hollandais" fabric.

Nyota Group's story

The customer Kahambu is the leader of the Nyota business group and is a 38-year old entrepreneur who is mother to three young children who are still at secondary school. She sells "pagnes" (colourful West African fabric). Her husband is an engineer and electro-mechanic. She displays her goods at the central market and has been carrying out small income-generating businesses of this kind for the past seven years. Meanwhile, she received her initial capital from her elder sister. This new loan will be used to purchase 25 pieces of "wax hollandais" fabric. She would also like to see her children grow up in comfort and expand her business; The customer thanks Hekima for it actions in favour of poor women who cannot access classic banks.

In this group: Kabuo, Djati, Kavira, Kahambu, Kabuo, Katungu, Kavira, Paluku, Kavira, Lambasha, Mwanvuwa, Kahindo, Kavira, Mwahulwa, Kavira

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alison Le Bras

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