A loan of $3,650 helped a member augmenter son capital en achetant beaucoup d’articles divers de boutique(haricots, sel, riz, savons, biscuits, habits pour enfants,...) à revendre pour réaliser de grands bénéfices.


Kamaro Group's story

Leonidas is a 35-year old merchant who lives in the Ngozi province in the north of Burundi. He has been in the business of selling sundries (beans, salt, rice, soap, cookies, children's clothing, etc.) for the past three years. He is also a farmer. He attended school until the 6th grade. He is married and father of three children, one of which is in 1st grade. He is asking for a Kiva loan of 180,000 fbu to increase his working capital and to buy many different shop items (beans, salt, rice, soap, cookies, children's clothing, etc.) for resale to make a large profit. He is a member of the "KAMARO" community group.

In this group: Jeanine, M Rose, Nicelate, Celine, Josephine, Cecile, Clemence, Odette, Daphrose, Nadine, Nicelate, Sophie, Madeleine, Jeanne, Amina, Esperance, Marie, Christine, Claudine, Anitha, Fride, Evariste, Audacie, Leonidas, Stany, Janviere, Cecile, Riziki, Evelyne

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Frances Hsieh


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