A loan of $7,500 helps a member to buy 667 planks in bulk, which will reinforce her initial capital.


La Grace Divine Group's story

Mme Yvette is a client of Hekima IMF and presides over the "La Grace Divine" solidarity group; she is married, 38 years old and mother to 6 children, all of whom are in school. Her partner is a vendor.
She sells planks, she started this company in 1997 with money received from her husband. Later, she got the Hekima program involved to maintain her business, and evolved progressively. With this new loan, she will buy 667 planks in bulk, reinforcing her initial capital. Her challenge is related to unpaid debts.
She would like for her children to go to school and to feed her family. Finally, she would like to thank Hekima and their partners for the support offered to business owners who do not have traditional banking access.

In this group: Yvette, Jean Marie, Marie Rose, Zawa, Oscar

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Jennifer Anderson.


This loan is special because:

It serves entrepreneurs in conflict-affected areas with few opportunities.

Manon Genouille, Kiva staff

Manon Genouille
Kiva staff



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