A loan of $10,000 helped a member to purchase various plumbing and construction supplies (pipes, screens, nails, cables, sheetmetal, etc.).


Kyeshero Institut Group's story

This client, Rushigi, is a businessman and a member of the business collective “Kyeshero Institut”. An entrepreneur, he is 47 years old and a married father of nine children, of who all are students. He is a vendor of a variety of construction supplies and equipment. His spouse is a manager. He sets up his business at a commercial center in town. He is requesting a loan from Hekima to grow his business. He is going to purchase a variety of plumbing and construction supplies (pipes, screens, nails, cables, sheetmetal, etc.) He had started off with funds from his parents.

For the future, he wishes to build a house and provide education and food for his children. He thanks Hekima for supporting small-scale entrepreneurs excluded from the traditional banking system by according them no-collateral loans.

In this group: Rumwanga, Mutsiirwa, Minembe, Muhani, Hangi, Kahaniyo, Rugishi

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey



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