A loan of $5,100 helped a member to buy two sacs of fish.

Wariti Group's story

Lubira has been a merchant for 16 years and is a member and the president of the Wariti group. She is a dynamic entrepreneur, 58 years old, a widow, and a mother of eight children, who all go to school. Lubira sells salted fish. She started this business with funds from her family. She displays her goods in a central town market.

She is seeking a loan though Hekima in order to increase her business. [With this loan] she is going to buy two sacs of fish.

In the future, Lubira wishes to increase her capital, build a house, and feed and school her children.

She thanks Hekima for their support of female entrepreneurs who lack access to banking services.

In this group: Kambototo, Kakuze, Mwanamolo, Muswagha, Sivyaseherwa, Kahemu, Ruth, Lea, Kalungero, Lubira, Siherya, Mwaka, Feliciane, Olipe, Riziki, Vuseghesa, Marigorette, Mutangi, Musukali, Rita, Desanges, Musukali, Kageni

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Lindsay Ferrara

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