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Iratwibutse 2 Group
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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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”.
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Angélique est une commerçante âgée de 29ans qui habite Gatumba en Mairie de Bujumbura. Elle fait le commerce ambulant des ustensiles de cuisine et articles de ménage depuis 2ans. Elle est mariée à Israël, un chauffeur. Ils ont ensemble 4 enfants qui étudient. Elle prend en charge 2 autres enfants de sa famille proche. Elle a fait ses études jusqu’en 6e année primaires.
Son crédit de 180,000frans burundais va contribuer a augmenter son capital et agrandir le volume des achats des ustensiles de cuisine et articles ménagers a revendre afin de réaliser de grands bénéfices.
Elle est membre du groupe Communautaire« IRATWIBUTSE II».

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Burundi

  • $600
    Average annual income
  • 2
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    Burundi Loans Fundraising
  • $4,929,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,210.0
    Burundi Francs (BIF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Iratwibutse 2 Group's $2,750 loan helped a member to increase her capital and to buy a greater volume of kitchen utensils and household goods to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 20, 2011
Jun 24, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011