A loan of $3,950 helped a member to buy one bale of handbags.


Faraja Group's story

Mutoo, the leader of Faraja Group, is 32 years old, married and the mother of seven children. The eldest is 14 years old and the youngest 4 months. She sells handbags at the small local market called TMK. Her husband is an accountant in a public organization. Mutoo's start-up capital amounted to $200. She has been in her activity for the past 13 years. She will use this new loan to buy one bale of handbags for resale. Mutoo wants to see her children grow up and her business expand. She thanks the microfinance institution Hekima for its support with microloans.

In this group: Bamba, Sikitu, Muhindo, Faraja, Mutoo, Materanya, Kyakimwa, Kavuo, Nabuzenumwe, Feza, Amani, Shambua, Esther, Kamundu, Mawazo, Kavira, Lukoo, Sefu, Nzigire, Sifa, Vumilia, Shimbo, Mutoo
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Robert Mouris



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