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Dusabe Group
In this Group: Scholastique, Vestine, Speciose, Virginie, Joselyne, Justine, Appolonie, Sylvane, Mediatrice, M Therese, Liberate*, Leoncie, Matrone, Seraphine, M Chantal, Jeanne, Jeannette, Illuminee, Constance, Jacqueline, Speciose, Henriette, Claudine, Berchmans, Pascaline, Annonciate, Athanase, Eugenie
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Matronne, age 45, is a merchant. She lives in Rutonde, Gitega Province, and she's been selling food products (avocados) for three years. She's also a cultivator. She attended elementary school up to the second year. She's divorced and the mother of four children, out of whom two attend school.

Her share of the Kiva loan amounts to 100'000 BIF, and will enable her to bolster her working capital and buy lots of avocados, in order to turn a healthy profit. She's a member of the community group DUSABE
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Matronne est une commerçante âgée de 45 ans . Elle habite la localité de Rutonde en province de Gitega. Elle vend les produits alimentaires (avocats) depuis 3 ans. Elle est aussi cultivatrice. Elle a fait les études jusqu’en 2e année primaire.Elle est divorcee et mere de 4 enfants dont 2 sont a l’ecole.
Le crédit de Kiva de 100000 Fbu va lui permettre d’augmenter le capital afin d’acheter beaucoup de produits alimentaires(avocats) dans le but de realiser de grands bénéfices.
Elle est membre du groupe communautaire “DUSABE”

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
  • 3
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    Burundi Loans Fundraising
  • $4,471,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,217.0
    Burundi Francs (BIF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Dusabe Group's $2,375 loan helped a member to buy and resell a large quantity of avocados.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 16, 2011
Sep 8, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 18, 2012