A loan of $5,950 helped a member to buy 6 pieces of pagnes [colorful African fabric].


Rafiki Group's story

The client Nyaruke is a member of the business group "Rafiki". She is a young experienced entrepreneur, 35 years old, a widow and mother to 2 children who both study. Her spouse brutally deceased following a cardiac illness. The client is a seller of clothing and shoes. She sets up her merchandise along the street and sometimes at her home. She started her business with a loan from the MFI Hekima, about 7 years ago. She will use this new loan to buy 6 pieces of pagnes [colorful African fabric]. Thus, she hopes to grow her capital, school her children and buy a plot of land for her children. Finally, she hardily thanks Hekima for its microloan support to small entrepreneurs.

In this group: Chachingi, Sikujua, Mutangi, Justine, Mutunzi, Sifa, Sekalyongo, Bahiga, Faustin, Chiza, Cinyanura, Nyabienda, Mbotole, Chinyawa, Polepole, Kawaya, Ibonga, Kasiki, Masika, Furaha, Kasereka, Charlotte, Nguba, Yalala, Vumilia, Nyaruke, Mbate, Mulumba, Karhahanya, Bigaragara, Vumilia, M'kayira, Fatuma, Kankuyo, Maliro, Kavanga
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer S Mason



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