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Total loan: $4,000
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Sasagara Group


A loan of $4,000 helped a member increase her capital by buying large quantities of food products for resale to make large profits.


Sasagara Group's story

Pascasie N. is a 45 year old merchant who lives at Mumuri in the commune of Makebuko situated in the Gitega Province of central Burundi. She has been selling food products such as bananas, flour and beans for nearly 3 years whereas previously she was a farmer. She did not go to school and she is the mother of 7 children of whom 4 are married and the other 3 are civil servants. Her husband, Libérât Ndorere, also sells food products.

She requests a Kiva loan in order to increase her capital by buying large quantities of food products for resale to make large profits. She hopes to become an important trader capable of supplying big quantities of food products.

She is a member of the « Sasagara» community group.

In this group: Chantal, Emmanueline, Violette, Noella, Chantal, Marie, Gertrude, Mondaine, Rosette, Pascasie, M Josepha, Janviere, M Rose, Beatrice, Jeanine Odette, Beatrice, Spes Caritas, Rose, Illuminee, Jacqueline, Esperance, Sylvane, M Jeanine, Elise, Francine, Concilie, Esperance, Odette, Bosco, Emmanuella, Louise, Leonie, Vestine, Jeanine, Sabine Julie, Prisca, Annonciate, Floride, Francoise, Yaukunda, Marceline, Marie, Liberate, Leoncie, Marie Goreth
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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: April 19, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Turame Community Finance, a partner of World Relief and HOPE International

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: April 19, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Turame Community Finance, a partner of World Relief and HOPE International