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Oct 12, 2016 4:10 PM ET

Archived: Congo (Dem. Rep.): Tuliya Group – A loan of $2,075 helps a member buy four bags of charcoal.

iCrowdNewswire - Oct 12, 2016

Tuliya Group

Congo (Dem. Rep.)
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Tuliya Group’s story

Jolie, the client, is the business group’s leader. She is 30 years old and the mother of six children, all in school. Her partner is a teacher in a public school.

She sells charcoal. Jolie started her business with the financial support of her brother-in-law. She will use this new loan to buy four bags of charcoal.

Finally, Jolie thanks Hekima and all its partners for their financial support for unbankable entrepreneurs.

In this group: Jolie, Lucie, Antoinette, Noella, Martha, Mwamini, Mamy, Jean Claude, Carine, Marceline, Brigite, Josiana, Deodate, Machozi, Josepfine, Denise, Claudine, Collette, Josephine, Timothee, Ibari, Ntakwinja, Harerimana, N’habimana
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Mary Lou BradleyView original language description 

This loan is special because:

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

Elizabeth Davidson
Kiva staff

More about this loan 

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 $2,075 helps a member buy four bags of charcoal.

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Tuliya Group

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