A loan of $2,500 helped a member to increase his capital to buy large quantities of beans to retail in order to make substantial profits.


Twunguruzanye Group's story

Gérard is a 37 years old merchant who lives in the central area of the country, in the city of Gitega. He has been in the beans retail business for six years. He also is a grower. He went to school up to the primary level. He is married and a father of four children, two of whom are attending primary school.
The 90,000 Burundian francs loan from Kiva he is being granted allows him to increase his capital to purchase large quantities of beans to retail in order to make substantial profits.
He is a member of community group "Twunguruzanye."

In this group: Gaspard, Claire, Marie, Felicite, Souavis, Gudura, Rosette, Christiane, Marie, Petronie, Jeanne, Pascasie, Rose, Pascaline, Elisabeth, Pascasie*, Gerard, Therence, Marie, Simona, Chantal, Pascasie, Therese, Marguerite, Abraham, Sabine, Judith, Marcienne, Annonciate*, Nicelate*, Stanislas*, Esperance, Marguerite, Jeanine, Spes Caritas
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Charlotte Buecheler


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