A loan of $4,975 helped a member to purchase 350 fish.

Exauce Group's story

This client, Mbugheki, has been a merchant for 29 years. She is the president and a member of the communal bank “Exauce”. A senior entrepreneur and energetic woman, she is 49 years old, married, and a mother of eight children, of whom four are students, two have finished school, and two others are already married.

Mbugheki is a vendor of salted fish. She displays her merchandise at the central market in town. She is requesting a loan from Hekima to grow her business. She is going to purchase 350 fish. Her husband is a miller. She started her business with funds from her friend as a loan, which she paid back later. In the future, she would like to increase her capital and provide education and food for her children.

She thanks Hekima for the support it lends to unbanked women entrepreneurs.

In this group: Shabani, Madeleine, Elisabeth, Mbashile, Mbugheki, Djemba, Stephane, Vivianne, Marie, Francoise, N'ndegeya, Adolphe, Beatrice, Aimee, Rosine, Melanie, Mukelo, Marie, Kalungero, Ngongo Marie, Nzabarantuma, Therese, Roseline, Juliette, Ruth, Mireille

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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