A loan of $4,050 helped a member to increase her capital and buy lots of children's clothes for resale.


Abarondezi K1 Group's story

Beatrice is a 40-year-old trader who lives in Kibenga neighborhood, in Bujumbura. She has been selling children's clothes for two years. Before starting this business she worked as a civil servant. She has an A2 diploma in Banking and Insurance. She is married to André, a civil servant, and they have four children who are in school.

Beatrice will use her Kiva loan for 350,000 Burundian francs to increase her capital and buy lots of children's clothes for resale. This will make her good profits and she will thereby increase her savings.

Beatrice is a member of the 'Abarondezi 1' community bank.

In this group: Tuliya, Furaha, Amissa, Salima, Jeremie, Liberate, Aisha, Beatrice, Sauda*, Salum, Dady, Tatu, Ashura, Gerard, Sedrick, Chausiky, Johari, Andre
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard


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