A loan of $2,375 helped a member to buy and resell a large quantity of avocados.

Dusabe Group's story

Matronne, age 45, is a merchant. She lives in Rutonde, Gitega Province, and she's been selling food products (avocados) for three years. She's also a cultivator. She attended elementary school up to the second year. She's divorced and the mother of four children, out of whom two attend school.

Her share of the Kiva loan amounts to 100'000 BIF, and will enable her to bolster her working capital and buy lots of avocados, in order to turn a healthy profit. She's a member of the community group DUSABE

In this group: Scholastique, Vestine, Speciose, Virginie, Joselyne, Justine, Appolonie, Sylvane, Mediatrice, M Therese, Liberate*, Leoncie, Matrone, Seraphine, M Chantal, Jeanne, Jeannette, Illuminee, Constance, Jacqueline, Speciose, Henriette, Claudine, Berchmans, Pascaline, Annonciate, Athanase, Eugenie
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Patrick Stadelmann

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