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Amka Tujenge Group
In this Group: Nyakabinku, Furaha, Kazambarana, Badhera, Mashali, Badhera
The borrower, Nyakabinku, is an honest shopkeeper with 6 years of experience. He is the president and member of the «Amka Tujenge» business association and also a dynamic entrepreneur. He is the 48-year-old father to 7 children, 6 of which are receiving an education, the remaining child still being a boy. The borrower sells various spare vehicle parts and is a business partner in a garage. He displays his wares in a shop in the centre of town. He is requesting this loan from Hekima in order to grow his business. He plans to buy to buy 30 oil filters, 20 diesel filters and 40 oil dampers. He will start up his business with the funds received from private income. In the future, he wishes to increase his capital and become a wholesaler. He also wishes to clothe, feed and give his children an education. He would like to thank Hekima for their support of male and female entrepreneurs who are excluded from the established banking system by offering them loans, especially during this difficult period of conflict in the east of the country.
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Le Client Nyakabinku est un brave commerçant, d’une expérience de 6 ans président et membre d’une Association d’Affaires «Amka Tujenge», entrepreneur dynamique, âgé de 48 ans et père de 7 enfants, dont 6 étudient et 1 encore gamin. Le client est vendeur de divers pièces de rechanges véhicules et sociétaire d’un garage. Il installe ses marchandises dans un magasin du centre ville Il sollicite un prêt auprès de Hekima pour accroitre son activité. Elle va acheter 30 filtres a huile, 20 filtres a gazoil, 40 pièces amortisseurs. Il démarra ses affaires avec le fonds reçu dans le revenu de rente. Dans l’avenir, Il souhaite accroitre son capital et être grossiste, scolariser, vêtir et nourrir ses enfants. Il remercie Hekima pour son soutien aux hommes et femmes entrepreneurs non bancables en leur accordant de crédit pendant, ce moment de post conflit dans la région de l’Est du pays.

Additional Information

Important Information

HEKIMA is a microfinance institution headquartered in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), with branch offices in Goma and Bukavu. HEKIMA aims to contribute to the transformation of the economic, social, and spiritual lives of the economically active poor of the DRC. To this end, HEKIMA provides its clients with solidarity group loans to support income-generating activities. Despite ongoing instability and violence in its operating areas, HEKIMA continues to keep its doors open and provide credit and savings services for its over 90% female clientele.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

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About Congo (Dem. Rep.)

  • $700
    Average annual income
  • 15
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    Congo (Dem. Rep.) Loans Fundraising
  • $13,397,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Amka Tujenge Group's $9,000 loan helped a member to buy 30 oil filters, 20 diesel filters and 40 oil dampers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 23, 2014
Feb 7, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014