A loan of $3,000 helped a member to buy a lot of men's shoes.


Siyoni Group's story

Divine is a 30-year-old merchant who lives in "Kamenge de la Mirie", a neighborhood in Bujumbura. She's been selling men's shoes for eleven years. She started this business after finishing elementary school, which she attended until the sixth year.

She's married to Willy, and together they have six children, out of whom four attend school.

She's seeking a loan of BFI 400'000 to bolster her working capital and buy a lot of men's shoes for resale, in order to generate large profits.

She's a member of Siyoni Group.

In this group: Eliminee, Caritas, Lamberte, Joseph, Emelyne*, Divine, Francine, Immaculee, Gloriose, Angeline, Richard, Basile, Bonaventure, Violette, Gervais, Egide, Brigitte, Deo*, Prosper*
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Patrick Stadelmann



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