A loan of $5,450 helped a member to buy 5 bags of charcoal.


Joyeuse Group's story

Adela is a member of the group Joyeuse. She is a very experienced and ambitious entrepreneur. She is married and has one child. Her husband is a farmer. Adela sells charcoal. She sells her merchandise in the central market of Majengo. She started her business with her own funds. Later, she sought help from the microfinance institution Hekima. She has had this business for about 5 years. During her previous loan cycle, there were many cases of illness in her family. This new loan willl enable her to buy 5 bags of charcoal. Adela is comfortable with her business. In the future, she plans to buy a plot of land and build a home. For this, she would like to thank Hekima for its support and for empowering women entrepreneurs.

In this group: Josephine, Imoa, Kamate, Luvuno, Kahindo, Kaserka, Victorine, Kavira, Adela, Fatuma, Shematsi, Kahindo, Furaha, Bayongwa, Mihigo
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Stella Hodkin



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