A loan of $1,200 helped a member to purchase various goods such as lotions, cooking oil, and sugar for sale.

C4716 Imbaraga Group's story

Clementine is 40 years old and is married with four children aged between 12 and 24. She is a businesswoman selling goods such as lotions, cooking oil, and sugar. Clementine is also the leader of this group, which is called "Imbaraga" in the local language. This word means "effort" in English. Clementine employs one person to help her and she has one year of experience. She starts her work at 8:00 a.m. and works until 8:00 p.m. every day. She is the second person from the left in the picture, the one who is raising her hand.

Clementine and her group have requested a loan from Kiva lenders via Vision Finance Company in order to expand their businesses by buying more salt, sugar, cooking oil, and so on. Once their businesses have expanded, they hope to satisfy their customers and save for their futures.

In this group: Clemence, Damascene, Gaetan, Albert, Marceline
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