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


C2197 Abizeye Yesu Group's story

Jean Baptiste is 27 years old and married with two children who are 3 and 5 years old. He is the leader of this group, which is called “Abizeye yesu” in the local language. In the picture, he is in the middle in the white shirt.

Jean Baptiste sells charcoal and he has been working for three years. His business is open from 6 am until 5 pm every day.

Jean Baptiste and his group have requested a loan from the Kiva lenders in order to expand their businesses and to purchase more sacks of charcoal to sell. With any profits from the loan, Jean Baptiste and his team would like to satisfy the basic needs of their families, reinvest in their businesses, and start saving for their futures.

In this group: Jean Baptiste, Averine, Jacque, Claude



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