A loan of $5,575 helped a member to buy eight sacks of rice, one 20-liter jerrycan of refined oil, and one 50 kilo sack of sugar.


Rhuhekekuguma Group's story

Sifa is the treasurer of the borrowing group called Rhuhekekuguma. Aged 34, she is married to a taxi driver and the mother of seven children, of whom five are enrolled in school. She has been selling various foodstuffs (refined oil, rice, salt, sugar and flour) since 1998. She intends to add to her inventory: eight sacks of rice, one 20-liter jerrycan of refined oil, and one sack of 50 kilos of sugar. Her dream is to construct a commercial house. She wishes prosperity for Hekima.

In this group: Vumilia*, Atosha*, Nakinja, Sifa, Cakupewa, Cibonga, Furaha, Nabami, Furaha, Nyaremana, Nsimire, Nzigire, Kitumaini, Sikitu, Amisi, Furaha, Bahogwerhe, Namavu, Nanfranga, Furaha
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Teresa Kramer



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