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A loan of $5,750 helped a member to buy seven barrels of oil.


Asifiwe Group's story

The customer, Mwamini, is advisor to the Asifiwe group. She is a young entrepreneur who is 29 years old, married and mother to four children. Her husband is a civil servant. The customer sells palm oil at the Nyabushongo market and she began her business with a loan from Hekima. She has had 20 loans as part of the microfinance project. Thanks to this program she says she has been able to realise several small projects. This new loan will allow her to buy seven barrels of oil. Transporting her goods is a major challenge for her. The customer would like to buy a plot of land and be able to educate her children. She is thus grateful to Hekima.

In this group: Munubo, Bahati, Kavira, Kanane, Mwamini, Kanyere, Ntabaga, Birachijirwa, Nyirasafari, Baseme, Mawazo, Furaha, Bashodhere, Deo, Baraka, Kinza, Mapendo, Baroto, Joseph, Florence, Mwamini, Mirimo, Kabuo, Bizabavaho

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alison Le Bras



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