A loan of $4,000 helped a member buy new equipment (fabric and one sewing machine).

Staff La Frontière Sf Group's story

Masirika has been a seamstress for the past 10 years and is a member of the "Staff la Frontiere SF" business group. She is 37 years old, married and the mother of seven children who are all studying. She sells sewing materials and is shareholder of a workshop.

She is requesting a loan from Hekima to expand her business. This new loan will serve to buy new equipment (fabric and one sewing machine) and provide support to her husband. She started with funds received from her husband.

In the future she wants to build a large, renowned workshop, and educate, feed and provide medical care for her children.

She thanks Hekima for its support to women entrepreneurs by providing credit loans without collateral.

In this group: Muhindo, Dawaya, Mukangahe, Masirika

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer René McConnell

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