A loan of $3,225 helped a member to buy 100 schoolbags.


Grace Group's story

Kumbuka is 36 years old and head of the Grace loan group. She is married to a money-changer and they have seven children, who are all in school.

Kumbuka has worked as a travelling trader since 1998 and is requesting this new loan in order to buy 100 schoolbags. Her ambition is to buy a plot of land.

Kumbuka would like to thank Hekima for the support it offers to women on a low income.

In this group: Kumbuka, Furaha, Sifa, Munyerenkana, Zaninga, Marie, Vumilia, Neema, Zawadi, Mapendo, Ntakwinja, Chahihabwa, Nsimire, Nzigire, Habanawema, Tendolinge, Neema, Mikoko, Faida, Furaha, Tabu, Munyerenkana, Mapendo, Nabintu, Namavu, Birhakabu

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Lucy Knight



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