A loan of $3,725 helped a member to buy 50 sets of salted fish, half a set of smoked fish, and one bag of small fry.


Chilerabana Group's story

Ciza is the president of the Chilerabana business group. She is 40 years old, married, and has eight children, all in school. Her husband is a farmer. Ciza runs a small business selling food products and, thanks to the profits from this activity, manages to support her family. This new loan will serve to supply her with new merchandise, including 50 sets of salted fish, half a set of smoked fish, and one bag of small fry. In addition, she would like to expand her business and ensure a good standard of living for her family. Ciza is grateful to the microfinance institution Hekima for its work.

In this group: Bwema, Vumilia, Kalimurhima, Bahati, Sadiki, Namiderho, Namurhobo, Nabohogwerhe, Ciza, Byenda, Ntakwinja, Namavu, Namuhemba, Vumilia, Sifa, Ntabugi, Furaha, Maneno, Baraka, Mauwa, Pendage, Kaoneo, Riziki, Sikujuwa, Ntakwinja, Mungongwabichi, Barhakomerwa, Nzigire, Nabuguraga, Ntabugi
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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