A loan of $9,825 helped a member to buy four jerrycans of palm oil.

Tuongozane Group's story

Hekima client Chigolo is a member of the business group called « Tuongozane», a young but experienced entrepreneur aged 37, married and the mother of six children who are all enrolled in school. Her husband is jobless. Chigolo sells palm oil. She displays her goods at the public market and sometimes in her home. She began her business with her own money, received from her husband, around 18 years ago.

This new loan will allow her to buy four jerrycans of palm oil. In this way, she hopes to grow her business, pay school fees, and feed her children. To close, she would like to sincerely thank Hekima for its support in terms of micro-loans to small business people.

In this group: Chigolo, Marie, Tabu, Kioma, Bernadette, Simisi, Muvuya, Yolina, Marie, Mahamba, Taibu, Kubuya, Kabeya, Mpunga, Vianney, Chiragaga, Tabaro, Germain, Ana, Shombo, Tsongo, Lunghe, Katembera, Musayi, Beatrice, Anne Marie, Samba, David, Baganda, Kanyere, Kalisya, Kurasa, Musaka, Fazila, Charlotte, Bahati, Marie Jeanne, Mutatwa, Balibuno, Shabirayi, Solange, Kabidu, Mudumbi

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Teresa Kramer

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