A loan of $3,175 helped a member to buy three bags of cement.

Ujumbe Group's story

Our client Lablonde is a vendor. She is a member and the treasurer of the Ujumbe business grip. She is 30 years old, married, and the mother of two young children. Lablonde sells cement. She sets up her merchandise along the principal route of the town. She launched her business with a starting capital received from her husband, who works in public administration. Later on she obtained a loan from the Hekima microfinance institution. She has been in this business for five years. This new loans will allow her to buy three bags of cement. She would like to expand her business, build a house, pay for the clothing and nutrition of their children and prepare for their school start. Finally, she sincerely thanks Hekima for allowing female entrepreneurs, who lack access to traditional banking, to become financially autonomous, especially at this difficult time given the armed conflict in the east of the country.

In this group: Felicite, Lablonde, Sulemani, Chantal, Adolphine, Mukulu, Sikujuwa, Judite, Birashurwa, H-Nakalonge, Luhere, Ruboneka, Kahindo, Hamuli, Bujikimu, Ntaganzibwa, Muhima, Maene, Sekabara, Kihundu, Katamule, Safi, Kasiwa

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S

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