A loan of $10,000 helped a member to buy local currency.


Eden Group's story

Teso has been the owner of a currency exchange practice in the city center for 10 years. She is treasurer of the group of loans “Eden”, client of the IMF Hekima. She is married, 37 years-old, and the mother of 11 children who all go to school. She started with funds received from the savings group. Her husband is a storekeeper. She is going to buy local currency. She hopes to obtain more loans, to increase her revenue, to school and feed her children. In the end, she thanks Hekima pour the support brought to entrepreneurs excluded from the class banking system.

In this group: Mananga, Teso, Kalimba, Kaposo, Bahani, Wakuwe, Mvunganyi

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Margo Berends.



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