A loan of $2,125 helped a member to buy 10 long bars of soap, two cartons of ballpoint pens, two cartons of biscuits, and two cartons of bonbons.


Furahini Group's story

Hekima client, Faida, 40 years old, is married to a metal worker and together they have six children, of whom only four are enrolled in school. She is the vice president of the loan group called Furahini, and she displays and sells her merchandise at her home. She is requesting this loan to buy 10 long bars of soap, two cartons of ballpoint pens, two cartons of biscuits, and two cartons of bonbons.

Faida dreams of opening a big store, and she thanks Hekima wholeheartedly for its economic development work with impoverished women entrepreneurs.

In this group: Mwavita, Mapendo, Faida, Nabintu, Nabintu, Baderha, Mapendo, Kibibi, Balibuno, Mapendo, Caihabwa, Ntakwinja, Mwangaza, Safari, Solange, Mulonda, Mapenzi, Nzigire, Mulonda, Zawadi, Kazaroho, Furaha, Mapendo, Sikitu, Bakaji, Munyere, Chinabalire, Kabwene, Mado, Sodonia, Nabintu, Bora, Ciragane, Rehema, Nkubonage, Neema

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Teresa Kramer



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