A loan of $4,150 helped a member boosting his capital by buying a large number of products for his shop.

Komeza Group's story

Nicodeme N. is a 29 year old shopkeeper who lives in the Cibitoke quarter of the Bujumbura municipality. He has been a shopkeeper for three years. He attended school and was fully educated in the Humanities. He is single and this loan will be his third with the Turame microcredit association.

He is seeking a Kiva loan to boost his capital and to purchase a number of items for his shop which he will sell on to his customers. His aim is to put some savings aside and to grow his business. He wishes to reach the stage where he can import goods in large quantities from other countries, such as Uganda and others.

He is a member of the Komeza community association.

In this group: Jerome, Chantal, Odette, Immaculee*, Odette, Sandrine, Nicodeme, Regine, Diane, Felicite, Kiza, Athanase, Anne Marie, Francine, Jeanine, Jamaique*, Francine, Jacqueline, Juliette, Anesie, Jovin, Eliane, Felix, Juliette, Geerdine, M Louis, Venant, Pascasie, Claudine, Audace, Aisha
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Danielle Treharne

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