A loan of $6,975 helped a member to buy four baskets of fish.

Etoile Group's story

Hekima client Regine is the vice-president of the business assocaition called «Etoile» and an experienced entrepreneur. Aged 50, she is married and the mother of two children who are both studying. Her husband is a teacher in a secondary school. She herself sells fish. She displays her goods at the public market and sometimes at her home.

She began the business with her own money that she had received from her husband, about four years ago. This new loan will allow her to buy four baskets of fish. In this way, she hopes to grow her business, feed her children and keep them in school, and buy a plot of land. She thanks Hekima sincerely for its support in terms of micro-loans to small entrepreneurs.

In this group: Bahati, Yema, Esperance, Vichy, Rehema, Tambwe, Ntaliza, Faida, Chimanuka, Kashira, Kyavaranga, Mahemba, Noela, Regine, Misati, Hamuli, Djafari, Hategeka, Murhimbo, Jeannine, Kayego, Samuel, Baziki, Shapo, Muhigwa, Furaha, Mwaindja, Kwankura, Sara, Busezi, Mihako, Mikindo, Kavira, Kisuba, Hamuli, Ngabo

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Teresa Kramer

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