A loan of $2,650 helped a member to buy and resell large quantities of bananas and beans.

Tubehoneza Group's story

Godelieve, age 30, is a merchant who lives in Bukirasazi, Gitega Province. She's been selling food products (bananas and beans) for 12 years. She's also a cultivator. She attended elementary school up to the sixth year. She's married and the mother of five children, out of whom three attend school.

Her share of the Kiva loan amounts to 140000 BIF, and will enable her to increase her working capital and buy large quantities of bananas and beans, in order to turn a healthy profit. She's a member of the community group TUBEHONEZA.

In this group: Spes Caritas, Cornalie, Cornalie, Nassacia, Regicia, Godelieve, Rosette, Liberate, Concilie*, Sinabajije, Leonard, Gervais, Seraphine, Cesalie*, Gaudence, Belise, Revocate*, Speciose, Salomee, Esperance, Diane*, Consolate, Desiderate, Virginie, Jacqueline, Fulgencia*, Marie, Desiderate, Virginie, Chantal*
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Patrick Stadelmann

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