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Koribirama Group
In this Group: Sylvestre, Mariam, Esperance, Anne, Sabine, Chantal, Spes, Viola, Anitha, Marie*, Esperance, Gabriel, Gloriose, Dorothee, Emelancienne*, Antoine, Rebecca, Illuminee, Caritas, Germaine, Euphrasie, Generose, Marie*, Christine, Spes, Concilie*, Seraphine, Odette, Constance*, Esperance, Gloriose
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Gloriose is a 46-year-old storekeeper who lives in Mutaho, in the province of Gitega in the center of the country. She has a bakery where she has been baking bread for 22 years. She started the business while also managing a small store selling miscellaneous items. She completed four years of schooling. She is married and the mother of 10 children who are all in school.
The Kiva loan of 200,000 francs will help her to increase her capital to purchase a large quantity of flour to bake a lot of bread to resell at a large profit and to increase savings.

She is a member of the community group "KORIBIRAMA."
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Gloriose est une commerçante âgée de 46ans qui habite la localité de Mutaho de la Province de Gitega au centre du pays. Elle a une boulangerie pour fabriquer du pain depuis 22 ans, un métier qu’elle commence alors qu’elle était vendait des articles divers dans sa boutique. Elle a fait ses études jusqu’en 4e année primaire. Elle est mariée et mère de 10 enfants qui étudient tous.
Le crédit Kiva de 200,000 francs burundais qu’elle obtient lui permet d’augmenter son capital pour acheter une grande quantité de farine de blé pour fabriquer beaucoup de pains à revendre afin de réaliser de grands bénéfices et accroitre ses économies.

Elle est membre du groupe communautaire« KORIBIRAMA»

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
  • 7
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    Burundi Loans Fundraising
  • $4,600,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,223.0
    Burundi Francs (BIF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Koribirama Group's $4,050 loan helped a member to increase her capital to purchase a large quantity of flour to bake a lot of bread to resell at a large profit and to increase savings.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 25, 2011
Dec 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 22, 2012