A loan of $1,550 helped a member to buy bananas to make the local brew.


Bururuma Progressive Group's story

Deborah K. is the leader of the Bururuma Progressive Group in Kihihi. She is 40 years old and married, and she has five children, all of whom are older than nine.

She has a business selling alcohol, that is, tonto and waragi from Nyamirambi, to the local people in her area. Deborah has been in this business for 6 years, in addition to farming, which is her mother business. She does not regret adding this business, because she is able to make over 240,000/= (Kenyan shillings) in profit each month.

She makes the brew herself and sometimes sells the excess because there is a ready market. She needs a loan to buy bananas, which are a primary ingredient in the brew. She is very determined and focused and wants to expand her business further so she can have a happy family.

In this group: Deborah, Moses, Elidah, Jacob, Sarah, Dauda, Keneth, Elickard, Jovia*, Keneth, Moses
*not pictured


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