A loan of $4,375 helped a member to increase her capital and augment the quantity of fish for sale to make large profits.


Duhorimbere Group's story

Jeanne is a 30 year-old merchant who lives in the Gatumba neighborhood in Bujumbura city. She has been in the fish trade for 15 years. It is the profession she started in right after leaving school, where she was a student. She is married to Bernard, himself a fish seller, and together they have four children, who attend school. She herself went to school up to the eighth grade.
Her loan of 450,000 Burundian francs will contribute to increasing her capital and augment the quantity of fish for sale to make large profits. The story of her business is fascinating, as she started with a capital of 65,000 Burundian francs before discovering Turame.
She is a member of the community group "Vugukuri."

In this group: Henriette, Elisabeth, Nelly, Cesarie, Jacqueline, Pelouse, Zena, Marie Rose, Jeanne, Dina*, Esperance, Beatrice, Zuwena, Jacqueline, Gregonie*, Marie, Amissa, Esperance, Joy, Evariste, Oda, Valerie
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Charlotte Buecheler


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