A loan of $2,500 helped a member to increase his working capital and buy lots of shoes for resale.


Umoja Ni Nguvu 2 Group's story

Evariste is a 45-year-old merchant who lives in the district of Bwiza, in the city of Bujumbura. He is a member of the UMOJA NI NGUVU 2 community group.

Evariste is married to Adele and they have four children together, three of whom go to school. He himself attended five years of primary school.

Evariste started selling shoes three years ago. A loan of 250,000 Burundian francs will allow him to increase his working capital. He will stock up on shoes for resale in order to earn substantial profits.

In this group: Germaine, Lea, Judith, Tembel, Isaac, Evariste, Esterine, Valentin, Charles, Adidja, Asani, Jimmy, Stany, Sebastien, Telesphore, Djumaine

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer


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