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Tuzanyumwete Group
In this Group: Pelagie, Fidele, J Claude, Perpetue, Clemence, Evelyne, Spes, Sabine, Adele, Edwige, Leocadie, Eugenie*, Emelyne, Gaudence, Pascasie, Fabiola*, Diane, Anesie, Sada, Adrienne, Jerome, Annonciate, Hyathe, Feza, Innocent, Giselle, Angelique, Omar, Godelieve, Fidele
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Perpétue M. is a 40 year-old shopkeeper who lives in the Kanyosha commune in the municipality of Bujumbura. For six years she has sold items such as dresses (wax cloth robes for women) and also food products such as milk. She achieved the A2 level of secondary education. She is married to Jonas Minani, a skill training consultant, and they have six children together, four of whom attend school. Perpétue is on her fourth loan with the Turame credit association.

She is seeking a Kiva loan in order to grow her capital by purchasing many wax cloths for women, and by diversifying her business with the aim of putting some savings aside and growing her business. She would like to become a prominent shopkeeper in the future.

She is a member of the Tuzanyumwete group.
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Perpétue M. est une commerçante âgée de 40 ans qui habite la commune urbaine de Kanyosha en Mairie de Bujumbura. Elle fait le commerce de détails comme les habits (pagnes pour dames) mais aussi des produits alimentaires comme le lait depuis 6 ans. Elle a fait ses études secondaires techniques d’administration avec un diplôme A2 . Elle est mariée a Jonas Minani ,un Consultant dans l’enseignement des métiers, et ont ensemble 6 enfants dont 4 sont a l’école. Elle arrive au 4e cycle dans le crédit Communautaire avec Turame.

Elle demande le crédit Kiva pour accroitre son capital en achetant beaucoup de pagnes pour dames mais aussi diversifier son business en y apportant les produits de boutique dans l’espoir de réaliser de grandes épargnes et ainsi accroitre son business. Elle espère atteindre le niveau d’une grande commerçante dans l’avenir

Elle est membre du groupe Communautaire« Tuzanyumwete».

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Burundi

  • $600
    Average annual income
  • 6
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    Burundi Loans Fundraising
  • $4,498,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,220.0
    Burundi Francs (BIF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Tuzanyumwete Group's $3,800 loan helped a member to boost her capital by purchasing ladies' pagnes (wax cloth robes), and also to diversify her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 18, 2011
Mar 11, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011