A loan of $5,075 helps a member to buy more banana plantains.


Jyambere Cb Group's story

Godelive is 37 years old and married with two children between the ages of 7 and 10 years. Her husband is a farmer. For the past 20 years she has been selling foodstuffs.

Godelive is the leader of the Jyambere Cb group (which in English means “Development”). Group members sell different items and own a variety of businesses.

Godelive will use her loan to buy more banana plantains to sell at the marketplace. With the profits from her sales, she will be able to put away some savings.

She is thankful for your support,

Due to the global pandemic, Urwego was not able to get a photograph of all the group members, but was able to photograph one representative.

In this group: Pascal, Justine, Rose, Beatha, Jean, Godelive, Gloria, Yvonne, Peace, Ephraim, Beatrice, Jean, Epiphanie, Clementine, Brandine, Angelique, Dorothee, Constance, Alphonsine, Mandela, Marie, Ruth, Gad


This loan is special because:

It provides financial opportunities to riskier Rwandan entrepreneurs who rely on social collateral.

Rachel Lewis, Kiva staff

Rachel Lewis
Kiva staff



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Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.

Loan details



Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.