A loan of $10,000 helped a member to purchase grocery supplies for resale.

Byamungu Group's story

The client Katambayi has been in business for 26 years and is the president and member of a business group called "Byamungu". She is a 61 year old senior, dynamic entrepreneur - married and the mother of 10 children; 5 are still studying and 5 are married. She sells various items and operates a small shop from her home.She is seeking a loan from Hekima to grow her business, which she began with funding received from her husband, who is retired.
She will buy boxes of sweets, biscuits, juice, milk, sugar, rice, oils, soap powder, cosmetic products, 1 box of exercise books, 5 boxes of pens, matches, iodised salt, etc. In the future, she plans to construct her own home, and to feed and school her children. Thus, she thanks Hekima for the support for female entrepreneurs who are excluded from the traditional banking system.

In this group: Kitoga, Katambayi, Mufaume, Rwangano, Cinyanura

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alistair Assheton

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