A loan of $8,000 helped a member buy skirts, jackets, pants, shirts, underwear, etc.


Imani Group's story

Nyenyezi is a merchant, and member of the "Imani" loan association. She is 39 years old, married to a technician, and the mother of five children all attending school.

She has been selling a variety of clothing articles in one of the city's stores over the past 10 years.

She is requesting a loan from Hekima to expand her activities. She wants to buy skirts, jackets, pants, shirts, underwear, etc.

She wants to build a house, educate and feed her children, and she thanks Hekima for the support given to women entrepreneurs excluded from the traditional banking system.

In this group: Rusigariye, Shindano, Munyi, Nyenyezi, Mwakakoror, Kwibuka, Radjabu, Cininga

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer René McConnell.



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