A loan of $4,275 helped a member to increase his supply of palm oil for resale and make a big profit.


Vugukuri Group's story

Éliane is the president of Vugukuri Group.

Here follows the business description of Aloys, the highlighted member of the group. He is a 56-year-old merchant living in the neighborhood of Kanyosha in the municipality of Bujumbura. He has been selling palm oil for three years. In addition, he is a plumber. He is widowed and the father of two children, aged 26 and 24. His eldest daughter is studying. Aloys himself did not attend school.

He will use his share of 200,000 Burundi francs in the group loan to increase his working capital. He will buy more palm oil for resale and make a big profit.

Aloys is a member of Vugukuri Community Group.

In this group: Éliane, Suzane, Monique, Augustine, Esperance, Caritas, Zainabu, Caritas, Belyse, Odette, Aloys, Caritas, Ranguide, Francine, Liliane, Bonaventure, Esperance, Therese, Esperance, Concilie, J Bosco*, Consolate, Caritas, Beatrice, Emelyne, Julien, Leonidas*, Feza, Gonzague, Sylvere, Spes*, Gloriose, Judith, Alphonsine, Annonciate
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Robert Mouris


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