A loan of $4,125 helped a member to buy 25 pairs of used boots.


Changamuka Group's story

The client Joséphine is an entrepreneur, and the leader of the business group Changamuka. She is 32 years old, married, and the mother of four children. Her spouse is a functionary of the state and works for the water company (REGIDESO). The client sells used boots. She sets up her merchandise in Goma's downtown. She started her business with her own money. She has worked in this business for ten years. She has just finished eight cycles in the IMF Hekima program. This new loan will be used to stock up with 25 pairs of used boots. Additionally, she aspires to make her business more durable, and open a store that sells salted fish. The client thanks IMF Hekima for its actions dedicated to poor women excluded from traditional banking. It is suitable to mention that the client is holding her baby.

In this group: Bwami, Julienne, Lukoo, Rusiya, Josephine, Neema, Baranga, Watewabo, Bahati, Monique, Vumilia, Bauma, Nyirandezi, Baeni, Bwira, Mwanvuwa, Bora, Zawadi, Nyabuhunda, Ishara, Kamundu, Mwamini, Adidja, Marie, Faida, La Vie Leonard, Napondo, Faida, Salome, Zawadi, Hawa

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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