A loan of $5,000 helped a member to buy four boxes containing 12 pairs of used shoes.


Ujamaa Group's story

Chizigire is the dynamic leader of the Ujamaa credit group. She is married to a mechanic, the mother of nine children who all go to school, and she has been selling shoes at the central market in Bukavu since 1994.

The loan requested will help her to get four boxes containing 12 pairs of used shoes. She would like to become a wholesaler.

She thanks Hekima for its support toward low-income women.

In this group: Nabintu, Chakupewa, Mitila, Ntakobajira, Aksanti, Bulonda, Basedeki, Lubala, Sifa, Chizigire, Watukalusu, Lwaboshi, Musheru, Batula
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan



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