A loan of $4,550 helped a member to buy 50 kilos of flour, a container of oil, 25 kilos of sugar and a packet of charcoal.


Ishara Group's story

The customer, Cheusi, is a female entrepreneur, who is vice-president of the Ishara loan association. She is 38 years old and mother to five children (two of whom are at school); she is married to an unemployed man. She is requesting this new loan to buy 50 kilos of flour, a container of oil, 25 kilos of sugar and a packet of charcoal. Her main objective is to prosper from her business. She thanks Hekima for facilitating access to loans for women with low income.

In this group: Cheusi, Mubare, Takubusoka, Batasema, Bora, Bya, Faida, Nyanjira, Kikwayaba, Ndirira, Nantali, Kyasavuka, Sifa, Nabintu, Siuzike, Mawazo, Singizia, Lukoo, Mbilizi, Nshobole, Aziza, Yoali, Mananga, Kitumaini, Salima, Bazibuhe, Matunda, Sifa, Balemba, Aziza, Bora
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alison Le Bras



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