A loan of $9,500 helped a member to buy 50 sacs of manioc flour, etc.


La Reponse Group's story

Kisuba has worked as a brave merchant for 34 years and is also the treasurer and a member of the "La Réponse" business group. She is 54 years old, lives alone, and has two children, who are grown up. She started her business with funds from her parents.

Kisuba sells basic food products. She displays her household goods in a busy part of town. She is seeking a loan with Hekima to buy 50 sacs of manioc flour, etc., in order to increase her business.

In the future, Kisuba hopes to buy a piece of land, build a nice house, and help her children feed and educate her grandchildren.

Kisuba thanks Hekima for supporting female entrepreneurs who are excluded from the traditional banking system.

In this group: Ntahunga, Kisuba, Magendo, Misuba, Karungu
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Lindsay Ferrara



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