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Oct 12, 2016 10:16 AM ET

Archived: Congo (Dem. Rep.): Exauce Group – A loan of $1,825 helps a member to purchase a bale of secondhand clothing.

iCrowdNewswire - Oct 12, 2016

Exauce Group

Congo (Dem. Rep.)
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This client, Vumiliya, is the leader of the business group. A vendor, she sells secondhand clothing, is a 32-year-old mother, and has three children. Her husband works odd jobs. Vumiliya started her business with financial support from her husband. Later on, she decided to join the Hekima micro-loan program to develop her micro-enterprise. This new loan will be used to purchase a bale of secondhand clothing. So she thanks Hekima and all of its partners for their support in financing unbanked entrepreneurs.

In this group: Stephanie, Marta, Vumiliya, Marie, Elisabeth, Roseline, Sebastien, Christian, Pascal, Agata, Domitila, Esther, Mitoga, Ombi, Odile, Tshomba, Kabuo, Kyakimwa, Sudi, Kanga, Kalondero, Katungu, Mapenzi, Tosha
*not pictured 

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey View original language description 

This loan is special because:

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

Elizabeth Davidson
Kiva staff 

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About Hekima:

HEKIMA is a microfinance institution headquartered in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), with branch offices in Goma and Bukavu. HEKIMA aims to contribute to the transformation of the economic, social, and spiritual lives of the economically active poor of the DRC. To this end, HEKIMA provides its clients with solidarity group loans to support income-generating activities. Despite ongoing instability and violence in its operating areas, HEKIMA continues to keep its doors open and provide credit and savings services for its over 90% female clientele.

A loan of $1,825 helps a member to purchase a bale of secondhand clothing.

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Exauce Group

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