A loan of $3,400 helped a member to buy large quantities of beer.


Tunamerimwe Group's story

Anesie is a 40-year-old merchant who lives in downtown Gitega, a city in the center of the country. She's been selling beer for 18 years. Before that, she used to sell various products, such as soaps, toothpaste, biscuits, etc. She attended elementary school up to the 6th grade. She's married to Bernard, a cultivator, and they have five children together, out of whom four attend school. She's seeking a loan of BIF 300'000 to bolster her working capital in order to purchase large quantities of beer for resale and turn a high profit. She's a member of TUNAMERIMWE Group.

In this group: Mediatrice, Anesie, Florence, Amina, Melanie, Alvera, Evelyne, Monfort*, Donate, Beatrice, Philomene, Chantal, Placide, Bosco, Evelyne, Charlotte, Leoncie, Godelive, Claudia, Shabani, Seraphine, Esperance, Suavis, Violette, Sophie, Magni Francine, Illuminee, Emeryne, M Louise, Sabine, Speciose
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Patrick Stadelmann


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