She was a shopkeeper selling foods (manioc, bananas, sweet potatoes...) at the central market in Bujumbura. She lost merchandise valued at 1,500,000 FBU (961,55$) in the fire.
With the Kiva loan that she receives, she is going to reconstitute her capital by buying food products (manioc, bananas, sweet potatoes...) to resell to continue to make a living.
Elle faisait le commerce des produits vivriers (manioc, banane, patate douce,…) au marché central de Bujumbura. Elle a perdu des marchandises d’une valeur de 1 500 000FBU (961,55 $) par l’incendie.
Avec le crédit KIVA qu’elle obtient, elle va reconstituer son capital en achetant des produits vivriers (manioc, banane, patate douce,…), à revendre pour continuer de gagner sa vie.
More information about this loan
This borrower was directly impacted by the recent fire at the Bujumbura Central Market in Burundi. Many people lost everything. Accordingly, Turame Community Finance is postposing repayment on existing loans for some of its clients affected by the fire, and is offering them additional capital to relaunch their businesses. Because these clients will be rebuilding from the ground up during a period of economic stress, these loans may carry additional risk.
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