A loan of $1,700 helped a member to buy more clothes to resell.


C18514 Korubeho Group's story

Antoinette is 43 years old and is married with two children between the ages of 7 and 4. She is a businesswoman selling clothes. Antoinette is also the leader of this group, which is called "Korubeho" in the local language. This word means "effort" in English. Antoinette employs one person to help her and she has five years of experience. She starts her work at 7:00 a.m. and works until 6:00 p.m. every day. She is the first person on the left in the picture. Antoinette and her group have requested a loan from Kiva lenders via Vision Finance Company in order to expand their businesses by buying more products to sell, like salt, sugar, cooking oil, clothing and so on. Once their businesses have expanded, they hope to satisfy their customers and save for their futures.

In this group: Antoinette, Aline, Esperance, Emerthe, Habubakari
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