A loan of $1,375 helped a member to purchase more sacks of charcoal.

C5624 Abunzubumwe Group's story

Vestine is 54 years old and is a widow with six children between the ages of 17 and 24. She is a businesswoman selling charcoal. Vestine is also the leader of this group, which is called "Abunzubumwe" in the local language. Vestine employs two persons to help her and she has eleven 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.

Vestine and her group have requested a loan from Kiva lenders via Vision Finance Company in order to expand their businesses by buying more sacks of charcoal to sell. Once their businesses have expanded, they hope to satisfy their customers and save money for their children's school fees.

In this group: Vestine, Aurea, Vestine, Eliane

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