A loan of $7,025 helped a member to buy 5 bags of salted fish.

Shalom Group's story

The client Rose is an adviser to the business group "Shalom." She is a doyenne, experienced entrepreneur, 50 years old, married and mother to 11 children of whom certain already have their own families. Her spouse is a tailor (dressmaker). The client is a seller of fish. She sets up her products along the street. She started her business with her own funds received from her husband. She has been in business for 13 years. This new loan is going to be used to buy 5 bags of salted fish. Thus, she hopes to grow her capital and feed her children. Finally, she deeply thanks Hekima for its microloan support of small entrepreneurs.

In this group: Rose, Kamate, Asteria, Mavale, Lekesa, Katondolo, Victorine, Kisura, Muhindo, Julie, Kaswahili, Zalia, Laela, Kyakimwa, Josephine, Speciose, Mwajuma, Justine, Euphrasie, Bukebuke, Koobwa, Bulaya, Madeleine, Ngwije, Jackson, Bwira, Bwira, Bunende, Kashere, Mwengeshali, Kahambu, Musema, Katsongo, Muhara, Kitimba, Rwakazinzi
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer S Mason

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