A loan of $4,225 helped a member to increase her capital in order to purchase large quantities of tomatoes,eggs and groundnuts for resale to make big profits.


Gasanda Group's story

Médiatrice is a 32 year old merchant who lives in the capital of Ruyigi Province situated in the east of Burundi. She has been selling food products like tomatoes, eggs, groundnuts for the last three years but previously she sold beer. She is married to Hassan, a driver and together they have 4 children all of whom are students. She continued her studies until the 7th year of secondary school.

The Kiva credit of 190,000 Burundi francs that she requests will enable her to increase her capital and buy large quantities of tomatoes, eggs and groundnuts in order to make big profits. She wishes to lead a happy life in her family and to see her children finish their studies and become independent.

She is a member of the Gasanda community group.

In this group: Venantie, Celine, Janviere, Imelde, Alima, Asani, Gaudence, Anatolie, Judith, Lydia, Adja, Mathias , Mediatrice, Zuwena, Justin, Beatrice, Denise*, Marguerite, Chantal, Adele, Gabrielle, Salvator, Fatuma, Adelaide*, Melanie, Marie, Christine, Nathalie, Henriette*, Dorine*, Odette, Genesi, Aisha, Bernadette, Claver
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer


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