A loan of $1,275 helped a member to purchase charcoal to sell.


C4610 Dusabane Group's story

Irene U. is 32 years old, married, and has three children who are between 4 and 10 years old. She is the president of a group called “Dusabane,” which means sharing. Irene sells charcoal and has been doing so for three years. She is open from 6 am until 8 pm every day. She currently employs five people.

Irene and her team have requested a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company for a purpose of buying more charcoal to sell. With this expansion, Irene hopes to start saving and to satisfy the basic needs of her family, including paying the school fees for her children, and to buy her own house.

In this group: Irene, Honolyne, Goudance, Triphine, Irene



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