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Total loan: $7,100
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Joyeuse B Group


A loan of $7,100 helped a member to buy 28 pieces of "pagne" fabric.


Joyeuse B Group's story

The customer, Kaghoma, is an elderly trader and member of the "Joyeuse B" Banc Villageois. She is a dynamic entrepreneur who is 55 years old, married and mother to nine children, four of whom are studying and five of whom are married. The customer sells ordinary "pagnes" (brightly-colored pieces of fabric). She lays out her goods in a town market. She has been carrying out this business for 33 years and benefited from a loan from IMF Hekima later on. Her husband is unemployed. This new loan will be used to buy 28 pieces of "pagne" fabric. She would like to buy a plot of land, expand her business and educate and feed her children. Finally she is extremely grateful to Hekima for giving autonomy to female entrepreneurs who do not have access to banks.

In this group: Abdou, Siherya, Florence, Muhiwa, Ndanga, Denise, Lucie, Charles, Kisuba, Mahamba, Alphonsine, Musalambi, Scol, Benita, Muhombo, Kaghoma
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alison Le Bras



Loan details

Loan length:

6 months
Disbursed date: July 21, 2014
Facilitated by Field Partner: Hekima, a partner of World Relief

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Loan details

Loan length:

6 months
Disbursed date: July 21, 2014
Facilitated by Field Partner: Hekima, a partner of World Relief