A loan of $4,100 helped a member to buy one barrel of palm oil.

Asifiwe Yesu Group's story

This client, Kavira, is the president of loan group Asifiwe Yesu. She is 38 years old. She is married and a mother of seven young children. Her husband is a driver.

This client retails palm oil. She launched her business with a loan from IMF Hekima around the year 2005. She is currently on her 25th loan cycle. She reports having been more successful with Hekima’s micro-lending program. This new loan will allow her to procure a barrel of palm oil.

Her ambition is to purchase a vehicle for her husband in coming days. She thanks Hekima for its help and for empowering women entrepreneurs.

In this group: Mawazo, Bahati, Kavira, Kanane, Mwamini, Kanyere, Ntabanga, Onorina, Nyirasafari, Baseme, Mawazo, Zawadi, Mushiganwa, Kabuo

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Charlotte Buecheler

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