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Igiramahoro Group
In this Group: Isaac, Damas, Alexis, Alphonse, Ntibategereza, Evariste, Jacqueline, Beatrice, Aloys, André, J Bertrand, Godephilde, Pascasie, Emmanueline, Donatien, Anitha, Pascal, Salvator, Salvator, Stéphanie
Isaac is a member of the Igiramahore Group, and lives in Bubanza. He is twenty-seven years old, and married to Francine, who works as a trader. Together they have four children, aged from six months to eight years. One of their children attends school.

Isaac has sold palm oil for twelve years. This will be his first loan with the field partner, Turame. He will use his loan to increase his working capital and buy five barrels of palm nuts, which he will use to produce a large quantity of palm oil. He will then sell the oil to increase his earnings.

In the future, Isaac would like to buy a machine to help in the production of palm oil, and provide for his children's schooling.
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Isaac fait partie du groupe Igiramahore et habite à Bubanza. Il a 27 ans et est marié à Francine, une commerçante. Ensemble ils ont 4 enfants, âgés de 6 mois à 8 ans, dont 1 étudie.

Il fait le commerce d’huile de palme depuis 12 ans.

C’est son premier crédit à Turame. Avec le crédit KIVA qu’il obtient, il va augmenter son capital et acheter 5 fûts de noix de palme pour produire une grande quantité de l’huile de palme à revendre pour gagner plus.

Dans les prochaines années, il voudrait acheter une machine servant dans la production de l’huile de palme 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
  • 18
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    Burundi Loans Fundraising
  • $4,421,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,531.0
    Burundi Francs (BIF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Igiramahoro Group's $1,975 loan helped a member to buy 5 barrels of palm nuts, to produce a large quantity of palm oil for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 14, 2013
Jan 17, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014