A loan of $9,500 helped a member to purchase various second-hand products.


Eden Group's story

Teso is a courageous entrepreneur and the Vice-President of Eden Group. She's 36 years old and a mother of eight children, all of whom attend school. She trades in a variety second-hand products, while her spouse is also a trader of various products.

She applied for a loan from Hekima to increase the capacity of her business, which she started with funds received from her husband. In the future, Teso dreams of buying a plot of land, building a house, and continuing to educate and feed her children. She is thankful for Hekima and its support of small entrepreneurs who lack access to traditional banking loans.

In this group: Mananga, Teso, Seruzuba, Kalumuna, Kalimba, Paluku, Kaposo, Bahani
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Adam Halpert



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