A loan of $4,575 helped a member to buy two cans of palm oil, one sack of tapioca, and two sacks of charcoal.


Tuamuke Group's story

Mrs. Gertrude, age 46, is the advisor of Tuamuke Group. She's an experienced entrepreneur, married, and the mother of nine children who all attend school. Her husband is a driver.

She sells palm oil, tapioca, charcoal, etc. She displays her products at her home. She started her business with her own funds, that she received from her husband approximately five years ago.

This new loan will enable her to buy two cans of palm oil, one sack of tapioca, and two sacks of charcoal, etc. With it, she wishes to expand her business, ensure her children's education, and feed them.

In conclusion, she thanks Hekima very much for supporting small-scale entrepreneurs with microcredit.

In this group: Jacqueline, Marie, Veronique, Gertrude, Pascaline, Kipasa, Roda, Kalungero, Isemulinda, Mastaki, José, Andre, Kabera, Vaeni, Flavier, Esperance, Kazimoto, Silusawa, Sudi, Vumilia, Katsuva, Meso, Bernardine, Justine, Syaluha, Ombeni, Nzoendero, Chibamba, Kasereka, Mukwiki, Kalivolo, Mikaba

Translator profile picture

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Patrick Stadelmann



Loan details


Lenders and lending teams



Loan details