A loan of $5,925 helped a member to buy 5 bags of salted fish.

Kimya Group's story

Odia is the leader of the Kimya business group. She is an entrepreneur and the mother of 3 children. Her spouse is a retailer of miscellaneous items. Odia sells fish. She displays her products at the Virunga Central Market. She started her business around 1999 using her own funds. One of the challenges she faces in her business is the insecurity on the road. This new loan will be used to buy 5 bags of salted fish. She would like to ensure that her children get an education. Finally, Odia would like to thank Hekima strongly for its support in microloans.

Note: there are 2 extra customers in the group picture.

In this group: Lalia Fatuma, Odia, Balobi, Maliabo, Kandolo, Kyakimwa, Mwamini, Shako, Shabani, Kasongo, Masika, Mangaza, Kavira, Lutala, Kabuo, Mukuluweka, Amina Yahaya

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer

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