A loan of $875 helped a member to invest in expanding her business.


C2361 Abishyizehamwe Group's story

Emelyne is 26 years old and is married with children: the first born is 7 years old and the last one is 4 years old. Emelyne is the representative of a group which is called Abishyizehamwe in the local language. This group contains five members, all of them women. Emelyne owns a small shop selling various styles of clothes. She is serious woman in her business and is organized as well. She has an experience of one year in her daily activities. Her small shop is open from eight in the morning to five in the evening, every day except Sunday. Emelyne and her group are requesting a loan from Kiva lenders via Vision Finance Company in order to expand their businesses through purchasing more products. With this loan Emelyne will be able to employ one person from her community as the business will be expanded. This will attract more customers which will help her to obtain more profits. With the profits she expects to earn, she will be able to save money for the future and to pay school fees for her children.

In this group: Emelyne, Angelique, Mukanyangezi , Catheline, Milien
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