A loan of $6,000 helped a member to by 50 pairs of used shoes.

Mungu Ni Mwema Group's story

Solange, the featured borrower, is the representative of the credit group "Mungu ni mwema". She is a 28-year-old mother of six and a young and courageous entrepreneur. Her husband is involved in retail and sells various products.

Solange sells shoes. She started in this business with some money received from her husband. She will use this new loan to buy 50 pairs of used shoes. The financial crisis and a state of insecurity are two major challenges for the development of her activity.

In the future, she hopes to expand her business, send her children to school and build a house. She thanks Hekima for supporting female entrepreneurs through micro-credit.

It should be noted that this photo was taken in a very tight place, chosen to ensure the safety of the borrowers and to protect payment transactions.

In this group: Ludunge, Nyandjira, Solange, Vumilia, Mwajuma, Alphoncine, Rusangiza, Mussa, Kanote, Mwamba, Madia, Siajabu, M'bushenyula, Kiza, Bagalwa, Anociate, Salim, Bahati, Mwasimuke, Lubala, Bizimungu, Bashonga, Bulenda, Barundura, Sikitu, Kasongo, Simba, Bishweka, Shaganya, Tshimba, Desire, Kiraba

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan

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