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A loan of $3,675 helped a member to buy 3 baskets of fish (salted, smoked or fresh).

Wariti Group's story

The client Zaina is vice president of the credit group Wariti. She is a widow, a dynamic woman, ambitious, a self-taught entrepreneur, 48 years old, and mother to 7 children. She sells fish. Her husband died unexpectedly from a short illness. She started her business with a micro loan received from the MFI Hekima. However, she has just completed 9 loan cycles. During this period, this client saw her business regress following the growing insecurity in the supply zones, specifically in Rutshuru. This new loan must serve to supply her with 3 baskets of fish (salted, smoked or fresh). In addition, she hopes to see her children grow and to buy a house. The client thanks Hekima for its actions empowering poor women excluded from traditional banking.

In this group: Masika, Kabuo, Kavira, Kahindo, Kahambu, Nziavake, Kavira, Kavira, Kahambu, Kahambu, Kavira, Tembeaone, Zaina, Luvuno, Yvone, Furaha, Ilunga, Kahindo, Masika, Masika, Kavira

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer S Mason

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