A loan of $2,050 helped a member increase her capital and purchase many bunches of bananas to resell in order to earn more.


Nyambere Group's story

Désidérate is part of the Nyambere group and lives in Gitega. She is 34 years old and married to Pierre, a shop owner. Together they have five children ranging from age 7 to 13, all of whom are in school. She has been selling bananas for five years.

She is on her fourth loan with Turame. With the Kiva loan she receives, she will increase her capital and purchase many bunches of bananas in order to earn more.

In this group: Josephine, Médiatrice, Claudine, Jeanine, Béatrice*, Odette, Pierre, Fréderic, Olive, Espérance, Désideratte, Médiatrice, Marceline, M Chantal, Espérance, Odette, Jacqueline, Joseph, Louise, Salomo
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Meghan McCallum


This loan is special because:

It supports entrepreneurs living in conflict zones in Burundi.



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