A loan of $2,350 helped a member to increase his capital and earnings by buying more wood for resale as charcoal.


Duterintambwe Group's story

Christophe is part of the Duteritamwe group and lives in Gitega. He is 32 years old and is married to Annociate, a farmer. Together they have two children aged 6 months and 3 years. He has sold charcoal for twelve years. He is on his nineteenth loan from Turame. With this Kiva loan, he will increase his capital and earnings by buying more wood for resale as charcoal. In the coming years, he would like to buy a property with eucalyptus trees, a motorbike, and a modern house.

In this group: Béatrice, Christophe, Alice, Jeanine, Rébecca, Suzanne, J Claude, Nicélate, Antoinette, Francine, Pelacila, Godeberthe, L Noëlla, Gamalière, Augustin, Berthe, Faustin, Emmanuel, Vital*, J Belyse
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Molly Kubiak


This loan is special because:

It supports entrepreneurs living in conflict zones in Burundi.



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