A loan of $2,750 helped a member to increase her capital and to buy a greater volume of kitchen utensils and household goods to sell.


Iratwibutse 2 Group's story

Angélique is a 29-year-old merchant who lives in Gatumba, in Bujumbura, the capital. She has been going door-to-door selling kitchen supplies and equipment for two years. She is married to Israël, a driver, and they have four children in school. She supports two other children from her extended family. She  has a 6th grade education. Angélique’s loan of 180,000 Burundi francs is going to help increase her capital and the volume of kitchen and household goods she can purchase to be sold, so as to make bigger profits. She is a member of the community group “IRATWIBUTSE II”.

In this group: Marie, Angelique, Vumiriya, Joselyne, Adeline, Janvier, Leocadie, Rebecca, Jacqueline, Adeline, Plaxade, Manasse, Sifa, Oscar, Anne*, Marie, Schemsa, Djuma, Francine, Estella*, J Berchmans
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey


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