A loan of $4,625 helped a member to buy 10 pairs of shoes, about ten plastic bowls, a box of biscuits, a box of cooking salt, about ten cups, etc.


Lumiere Group's story

The representative of the business group " Lumière ", has her hand raised on the photo. She is a 30 year old entrepreneur who is married with five children, all of whom go to school. Her husband is a driver - a motorcycle taxi-man in Goma. This client sells various articles at the local market in Nyabushongo. She has been doing this job for more than seven years. However, she has just achieved nine loan cycles with Hekima. This new credit will enable her to buy 10 pairs of shoes, about 10 plastic bowls, a box of biscuits, a box of kitchen salt, about ten cups, etc. Furthermore, she aims to send her children to school and build her house comfortably. The client thanks Hekima for their support in favour of poor women who are excluded from classic banking institutions.

In this group: Kalimutima, Luhinzo, Mwamini, Kakuru, Furaha, Kimbayi, Nabunani, Mitiso, Safi, Kafurura, Masimuke, Mashitoko, Feza, Nabashali, Namavu, Kachika, Wimubenyi, Mateso, Siuzike, Yalala, Nsimire, Nyandwi, Riziki, Etita, Maombi, Kanjos, Nyirarukundo, Sonzo, Mitima, Vumilia, Zirirane, Furahini
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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