A loan of $3,625 helped a member to purchase corn and salted fish.


Imara Group's story

This client, Kyabwito, is a good and honest merchant and a member of the business group "Imara". She is 44 years old and a married mother of nine children, of whom seven are students, and two are already married. She has been selling grocery items for eight years. Her husband is a public servant.

Kyabwito is requesting a loan from Hekima to grow her enterprise. She is going to purchase 4 sacks of corn and 100 salted fish. She would like to increase her capital, acquire group health insurance, and provide education, clothing, and food for her children.

She thanks Hekima for its support for women entrepreneurs excluded from the traditional banking system by according them no-collateral microloans.

In this group: Kyabwito, Jorime, Mapendo, Maria, Sikuli, Vatenaye, Agnes, Siviwitewalire, Henriette, Nyembo, Chiro, Marie, Vutsopire, Bernadette, Therese, Bihamba, Hangi, Sabuni, Marlik, Sifa, Mahamba, Gentil, Vitsopire, Mbayahi, Uwimana, Kasereka, Kaje
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey



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