A loan of $4,500 helped a member to purchase many hardware items to sell in order to earn more.

Furaha Group's story

Jeanine is part of the group Furaha and lives in Bujumbura. She is 23 years old and married to Eric, a merchant. Together they have one 3-year-old child.

Jeanine has been doing commerce in hardware (elbow joints, valves, faucets,… ) for a year and six months.

She is on her third Turame loan. With the KIVA loan she is obtaining, she is going to increase her capital and purchase many pipes or conduit to resell in order to earn more.

In the coming years, she would like to purchase a parcel of land and see her children go to school.

In this group: Thadée, Gérard, Vestine, Francine, Spès, Louise, J.baptiste, Joha, Jeanine, Yollande, Ashula*, Mélance, Gaudence, Déo*, Louise*, Charles, Eugénie, Desiré, Francine, Moise*, Vianney, Abdoul, Gilbert, Marie, Félicien, Jeanne, Venant, Emmanuel, Etienne
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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