A loan of $4,250 helped a member to buy 25 bags of charcoal.


Akili Group's story

Fatuma is a woman full of spirit and a member of the lending group Akili. She is 51 years old and mother of eight children, all of whom have received schooling. She is married to a pastor. She is seeking a loan to buy 25 bags of charcoal that she will resell at the central market in her city. She thanks Hekima for supporting economically poor, working women.

In this group: Ntakwinja, Sifa, Ntakwinja, Cibalonza, Fatuma, Nabukenyi, Riziki, Nzigire, Dodi, Cikuru, Dela Atia, Bathatulirwa, Bunyemu, Bitondo, Zawadi, Ushasegera, Munyere, Machozi, Mawazo, Kibala, Furaha, Kagalano, Beya, Faida, Furaha, Solange
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Holden Ferry



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