A loan of $5,000 helped a member to buy antibiotics, massage oils, anti-malarial medications and anti-inflammatory etc.


Boaz Group's story

Franc is an entrepreneur, a member of the Boaz borrowers' group, and a client of IMF Hekima. She is a widow, 48 years old, and the mother of eight children, six of whom attend school and two already finishd3 their studies. Franc has been selling pharmaceutical products at the commercial center of her town for 25 years. She launched her business with the funds obtained from her husband while he was still alive.

Franc will buy antibiotics, massage oils, anti-malarial medications, anti-inflammatory medications etc. She would like to grow her capital, build a house a provide for her children's education. In conclusion, she thanks Hekima for its support of entrepreneurs who lack access to traditional banking.

In this group: Judith, Franc, Mugunda, Seluwa, Byenda

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S.



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