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Muturirwa Group
In this Group: Espérance, Januari, Espérance, Regine, Domitien, Alphonse*, Juliette, Evelyne, Zainabu, Alima, Magnifique, Foibi, Trifine, Gérard*, J Bosco*, Aline, Saidi, Léon, Anna, Domitien, Calinie, Déogratias, Gaspard, Abel, Lidwine, Sylvestre, Juliette, Marie, Evelyne, Christine
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Yanuary is a member of the Muturirwa group and lives in Rumonge. He is 49 years old and married to Evelyne, a shopkeeper. Together they ahve 8 children between the ages of 3 and 23, 6 of whom attend school. Yanuary also takes care of his sister.

He has been in the business of selling palm oil for 19 years. He is on his eighth loan with Turame. With the Kiva loan he obtains, he will increase his business capital and rent a palm tree field, in order to have a large quantity of palm nuts to produce a large quantity of palm oil to resell, in order to increase his profits.

In the coming years, Yanuary would like to purchase a field to farm and to see his children educated.
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Yanuary fait partie du groupe Muturirwa et habite à Rumonge. Il a 49 ans et est marié à Evelyne, une commerçante. Ensemble ils ont 8 enfants âgés de 3 à 23 ans dont 6 étudient.
Il prend soins de sa sœur.

Il fait le commerce de l’huile de palme depuis 19 ans.

Il est à son huitième crédit à Turame. Avec le crédit KIVA qu’il obtient, il va augmenter son capital et louer un champ de palmerais, pour avoir une grande quantité de noix de palme afin de produire une grande quantité d’huile de palme à revendre, pour gagner plus.

Dans les prochaines années, il voudrait acheter un terrain de cultivable et voir ses enfants étudier.

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
  • 10
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    Burundi Loans Fundraising
  • $4,471,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,536.0
    Burundi Francs (BIF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Muturirwa Group's $5,800 loan helped a member to increase his business capital and rent a palm tree field, in order to have a large amount of palm nuts in order to produce a large quantity of palm oil to resell and increase his profits.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 5, 2013
Dec 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2014