A loan of $3,725 helped a member to buy some telecom products (mobile phones and accessories) so that he can change his business activities and make greater profits.


Baraka Group's story

Bienvenu a 31-year-old trader who lives in Buyenzi, a district of Bujumbura. He completed 5 years of primary school and has been selling various products (biscuits, rice, beans, children's toys, soaps, etc.) for 14 years. He is married to Nadia and the couple have 4 children, 3 of whom go to primary school. A loan of 170 000 Burundese francs allows Bienvenu to increase his working capital and buy some telecom products (mobile phones and accessories) so that he can change his business activities and make greater profits. He is part of the community group "BAKARA".

In this group: Mwajuma, Fatuma, Beatrice, Tatu, Zainabu, Djaliya*, Pascasie, Alima, Zuhura, Zamda, Bienvenue, Elias, Eric, Mwanaidi, Shaka*, Esperance*, Zayana, Mami, Zabibu, Jean, Djuma, Reverien*, Pelagie*, Mariam, Idaya, Jean, Evariste, Nelly, Christine, Nina
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer


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