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Haragakiza Group
In this Group: Christine, Evangeline, Chantal, Daphrose, Eric, Elvanie, Rénild, Esaïe, Claudine, Violette 1, Capitoline, Josélyne, Césalie*, Saidate, Agnès, Nicélate, Virginie, Anitha, Modesca, Josélyne, Pélagie, Amonalie, Isidore, Caline, Tharcisse, J. Claude, Josélyne, Etienne, Violette2
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Christine belongs to the Haragakiza group and lives in Bubanza. She is 33 years old and married to Daniel, who is a trader. They have six children together, whose ages range from six to 14 years old; three of the children are at school.

She has been trading in rice for the past ten years and is on her second loan from Turame. With the Kiva loan she is granted she is going to increase her capital and buy a large quantity of rice that she can resell to make more money.

In the coming years she would like to become an importer of clothing and see her children through school.
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Christine fait partie du groupe Haragakiza et habite à Bubanza. Elle a 33 ans et est mariée à Daniel un commerçant. Ensemble ils ont 6 enfants âgés de 6 à 14 ans dont 3 étudient.

Elle fait le commerce de riz depuis 10 ans.

Elle est son deuxième crédit à Turame. Avec le crédit KIVA qu’elle obtient, elle va augmenter son capital et acheter une grande quantité de riz à revendre pour gagner plus.

Dans les prochaines années, elle voudrait devenir importatrice des habits 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
  • 24
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    Burundi Loans Fundraising
  • $4,384,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,525.0
    Burundi Francs (BIF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Haragakiza Group's $4,175 loan helped a member to increase her capital and buy a large quantity of rice to resell, so that she can make more money.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 27, 2014
Apr 18, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014