A loan of $1,400 helped a member to purchase stocks of potatoes, palm oil and vegetables.


Dieu Merci Group's story

Jeve is a vendor, the president of the Dieu Merci credit group and a client of IMF Hekima. She is a married mother to 12 children, who are all receiving an education. She started her small business with funds she received from her husband. She sells foodstuffs by the roadside. She wishes to purchase potatoes, palm oil and vegetables. Her partner works as a builder. She hopes to be able to obtain further loans in order to grow her business, as well as feed and educate her children. Finally, she would like to thank Hekima for the support they give to entrepreneurs who are excluded from the traditional banking system.

In this group: Bujeri, Jeve, Serubundo, Sebyunga, Katoto, Leonsia, Chiza, Muhindo, Antoinette, Francisca, Mathe, Kioma, Mwenga, Mashimango, Justine, Prince, Anatorea, Mbanga, Rwaboshe, Maombi, Buyana, Kabuyaya, Kakore, Liberate

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Christopher Smith



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