A loan of $7,700 helped a member to buy 400 pairs of shoes..


Sacristin Group's story

Mulondanyi has been an honest retailer for 23 years. She is a member of the business group “Sacristin”; she is a senior entrepreneur, 50 years old, married and the mother of nine children. Six of her children are studying and three are married. She sells used shoes, and she displays her business at a market in the center of town.

She is requesting a loan from Hekima to increase her activity. She will buy 400 pairs of shoes. Her spouse is a civil servant in public administration. She started with funds received from her husband. In the future, she would like to finish her house, keep her children in school and feed them. She thanks Hekima to have well chosen its target, providing support to women entrepreneurs excluded from the traditional banking system, while granting them loans without collateral.

In this group: Mulondanyi, Shamavu, Leocadie, Francoise
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Veronique Fourment



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