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Total loan: $3,325
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Twibesheho Group

Burundi
Gitega, Burundi / Food Market

A loan of $3,325 helped a member to grow her working capital so as to buy large quantities of bananas and beans.


Twibesheho Group's story

Marie Rose is a small-scale businesswoman of 36 who lives in Ntobwe in the center of the country in the province of Gitega. She has been selling bananas and beans for 15 years. She is also a farmer. She went through primary school. She is married and the mother of seven children of whom five are enrolled in primary school.

The Kiva loan of 100,000 Burundi francs that she will receive allows her to add to her working capital and buy large quantities of bananas and beans for resale so as to make a lot of profit.

She is a member of the community group "TWIBESHEHO".

In this group: M Rose, Gerardine, Caritas, Jeannette, Daphrose, Claudine, Concilie, Pelagie, Esperance, Daphrose, Jeanine*, Seraphine, Esperance, Domitile, Leoncie, Annonciate, Chantal, Melchiade, Rachel, Seraphine, Desiderate, Francine*, Joselyne, Regine, Felicite, Florence, Savere, Vestine, Nadege, Faustine, Regine, Laurence, Nadine*, Marie, Patricie, Jacqueline, Francine*, Sandrine
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Teresa Kramer


Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: August 24, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Turame Community Finance, a partner of World Relief and HOPE International

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: August 24, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Turame Community Finance, a partner of World Relief and HOPE International