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Dukorerehamwe Group
In this Group: Joe, Beatrice, Josephine, A. Marie, Diomede
A. Marie lives in Bujumbura and is a member of the Dukorerehamwe group. She is a 54-year-old widow.

She has been running a restaurant for 12 years (beans, rice, palm oil, etc).

She is requesting her seventh loan from the micro-finance institution Turame. She will use the loan obtained through Kiva to increase her capital and buy a large quantity of food crops (beans, rice, palm oil, etc) that she will cook and sell in her restaurant.

In the coming years, she would like to build and develop her restaurant business.
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A. Marie fait partie du groupe Dukorerehamwe, et habite à Bujumbura. C’est une veuve de 54 ans.

Elle fait le commerce de Restaurant (haricot, riz, huile de palme,…) depuis 12 ans.

Elle est à son septième crédit à Turame. Avec le crédit KIVA qu’elle obtient, elle va augmenter son capital et acheter une grande quantité des produits vivriers (haricot, riz, huile de palme,…) à revendre cuits dans son restaurant.

Dans les prochaines années, elle voudrait poursuivre son commerce de restaurant en le développant.

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
  • 14
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    Burundi Loans Fundraising
  • $4,604,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,410.0
    Burundi Francs (BIF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Dukorerehamwe Group's $2,150 loan helped a member to increase her capital and buy many items for her restaurant (beans, rice, palm oil, etc) that she will cook and sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 19, 2012
Jul 9, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 20, 2013