A loan of $4,250 helped a member buy 30 pairs of shoes.

Uwemacho Group's story

The client Lukongo is counselor of the Uwemacho loan group. She is a courageous entrepreneur, 40 years old, and mother of eight children. Her husband is a framing carpenter.

The client sells shoes. She started this business with funds received from her husband. This new loan will be used to buy 30 pairs of shoes.

The financial crisis, insecurity, an insufficient amount of working capital are major obstacles to developing her business.

In the future, she wants to ensure her children's education and build a house. She thanks Hekima for its support to micro-financing.

In this group: Bintisefu, Claudette, Veronique, Wayali, Alain, Lukongo, Bukeye, Chiruza, Kadogoyi, Sakali, Maliro, Toto, Furaha, Djuma, Mulindwa, Mwakakoko, Hakizimwami, Zawadi, Tadeyo, Sifa, Yolande, Nyamashara, Furaha, Ntabira, Perpetwa

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer René McConnell

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