A loan of $3,975 helped a member to purchase many goods (rice, beans, sugar,...) for her shop to earn more.

Abizigirwa Group's story

Lela is part of the group Abizigirwa. She lives in Bujumbura. She is 59 years old and married to Martin, a driver. They have three adopted children, aged 1 to 11 years old; two of them are students.

Lela has been a shopkeeper (rice, beans, sugar,…) for six months.

She is on her fifth loan with Turame. With this KIVA loan she is obtaining, she is going to increase her capital and purchase many goods for her shop (rice, beans, sugar, …) to resell. She is also going to open a cafeteria, so as to earn more.

In this group: Saidati*, Lela, Marie, Francine, Lamazani, Alice, Jeanne, Mariam
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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