Democratic Republic of Congo

Financial services

Financing granted

Loan of €450,000 *
(equivalent in local currency)

Foundation partner

since 2011

*Outstanding amount at grant value


In 2015, agriculture accounted for 20.6% of GDP and employed a large percentage of the workforce. Despite a subsoil rich in mineral and natural resources, the DRC is marked by weak economic development and persistent poverty.

The Institution:

HEKIMA is a microfinance institution that provides loans in small groups mainly to women engaged in small-scale trade in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since 2003.


HEKIMA contributes to the social economic transformation of the working populations and particularly the women of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).