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Dushirukumwete Group
In this Group: Protais*, Jacqueline, Léoncie, Pascasie, Suzane, Elisabeth, Janvière, Gerthude, Joséphine, Jacqueline, Virginie, Faustine, Léoncie*, Marthe, Brigitte, Egide, Séraphine*, Nicaise, Cornalie, Elisabeth, Rosette, Gaudence, Léonidas, Concilie, Gaudence*, Immaculée, Annociate*, Béatrice, Jacqueline, Pascaline, Béatrice*, Concilie, Modeste, Capitoline, Jacqueline
* not pictured
Jacqueline is a member of the Dushirukumwete group and she lives in Gitega. She is 38 years old and married to Elias, a banana wine seller. They have three children together.

Jacqueline has been selling banana wine for 20 years.

This is her eleventh loan with Turame. With the loan obtained from Kiva, she will increase her capital and buy a large quantity of bananas to make many liters of banana wine for resale, in order to make more money.

In the coming years, she hopes to make large profits. She plans to buy a large piece of land and have a nice house to live in.
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Jacqueline fait partie du groupe Dushirukumwete et habite à Gitega. Elle a 38 ans et est mariée à Elias, un commerçant de vin de banane. Ensemble ils ont 3 enfants.

Elle fait le commerce de vin de banane depuis 20 ans.

Elle est à son onzième crédit à Turame. Avec le crédit KIVA qu’elle obtient, elle va augmenter son capital et acheter une grande quantité de bananes pour préparer beaucoup de litres de vin de banane ,à vendre pour gagner plus.

Dans les prochaines années, elle espère réaliser de grands profits.Elle va s’acheter une grande propriété foncière et se doter d’un bon logement.

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
  • 13
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    Burundi Loans Fundraising
  • $4,471,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,488.1
    Burundi Francs (BIF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Dushirukumwete Group's $3,125 loan helped a member to increase her capital and buy a large quantity of bananas to make many liters of banana wine for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 11, 2012
Nov 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013