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Ushindi Ii Group
In this Group: Boniface, Emmanuel, Félix, Nicodème, Donatien
Boniface is part of the group Ushindi II and lives in Bujumbura. He is 45 years old and is married to Nahimana, a shopkeeper. Together they have 6 children, aged from 3 to 20 years old.

He has been a shopkeeper (sugar, salt, rice...) for 20 years.

He is on his third loan with Turame. With the Kiva loan that he receives, he is going to increase his capital and buy many items for his shop (sugar, salt, rice...), to resell to make more.

In the coming years, he would like to buy plots of land for his children and ensure good nutrition for them.
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Boniface fait partie du groupe Ushindi II et habite à Bujumbura. Il a 45 ans et est marié à Nahimana, une commerçante. Ensemble ils ont 6 enfants, âgés de 3 à 20 ans.

Il fait le commerce de boutique (sucre, sel, riz,…) depuis 20 ans.

Il est à son troisième crédit à Turame. Avec le crédit KIVA qu’il obtient, il va augmenter son capital et acheter beaucoup d’articles de sa boutique (sucre, sel, riz,…),à revendre pour gagner plus.

Dans les prochaines années, il voudrait acheter des parcelles pour ses enfants et leur assurer une bonne alimentation.

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
  • $4,576,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,515.1
    Burundi Francs (BIF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Ushindi Ii Group's $4,975 loan helped a member to increase his capital and buy many items for his shop (sugar, salt, rice...), to resell to make more.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 7, 2012
Dec 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013