A loan of $6,000 helped a member to buy 25 pairs of shoes.

Utaratibu Group's story

Louise is a courageous, 43-year-old woman who is treasurer of the Utaratibu business association. She is a mother to five children, all of whom are at school, and her husband is unemployed.

Louise has worked selling shoes since she was young, and this is her eighth loan with Hekima. This new loan will be used to buy a supply of 25 pairs of shoes. Louise would like to see her business grow, and would like her children to finish their studies. She also thanks Hekima for all they have done

In this group: Venancie, Shampundu, Zihalirwa, Ntasheka, Nyassa, Ntizala, Zihalirwa, Louise, Musimwa, Mutula, Ntagulwanguma, Ntigirano, Mitamba, Wabiwa, Cibalonza, Bahati, Nzigire, Nsimire

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Paul Lambert

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