A loan of $2,625 helped a member to buy 2 cans of oil and 1 bag of cassava flour.


Karibu Group's story

Sofia, the customer, is an advisor to the "Karibu" business group. A dynamic and experienced entrepreneur, she is 45 years old and the mother of 9 children who all attend school. Her spouse is a fisherman (and shipowner).

Sofia sells oil and cassava flour. She offers her products to customers at the market and, occasionally, at home. She started her business about 10 years ago with her own funds, received from her husband. This new loan will be used to buy 2 cans of oil and a bag of cassava flour. She would like to increase her business, to feed her children and ensure they get an education, and to build a nice house. The lack of sufficient capital is the main challenge to the growth of her business. Finally, she would like to strongly thank Hekima for its support of small entrepreneurs in the form of microloans.

In this group: Julienne, Kashumu, Regine, Bulenda, Bulenda, Kanyefishi, Malanda, Muhaya, Timothee, Bahati, Kyeya, Salama, Ndehya, Hamuli, Nzuva, Nshutineza, Habimana, Tamari, Nyiransabimana, Muvunga, Mburano, Sofia, Nyirangiranuye, Mnonagaba, Ruboniboni, Furaha, Wivine, Bisebiza, Everina, Wasingya, Bahati, Bikwekwe, Ntibanshakiye, Muzuka, Hakizobango
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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