A loan of $3,800 helped a member to grow his working capital so that he can buy large quantities of various items (beans, shoes, rice, soap, oil) to sell in his stall.

Nderagakura Group's story

Mathias is a businessman aged 39 who lives in Kwibuka in the province of Gitega in the center of the country. He has been selling various items (beans, shoes, rice soap, oil, etc.) in his stall for 10 years. He began this activity when he was working for another businessman. He attended school up to 6th grade. He is married to Beatrice, a farmer, and together they have five children of whom four are enrolled in primary school.

The Kiva loan of 250,000 Burundi francs that he will receive will allow him to grow his working capital so as to buy big quantities of various items (beans, shoes, rice, soap, oil, etc.) for his stall so as to make a lot of profit.

He is a member of the group called "NDERAGAKURA".

In this group: Sylvie, Francoise*, Mathias, Marc, Jeanine, Aline, Anastasie, Annonciate, Donate, Jeanine, Goreth, Menedore, Jacqueline, Pascasie, Emmanuella, David, Christine, Anne, Appolonie, Jeanne, Virginie*, Daphrose, Annonciate, Helene, Felicite, Odette, Emelyne, Esperance, Domithile, Joselyne, Magnifique, Jeanne Magnifique, Claudine, Francine, Jeannette, Eliane, Felicite, Sylvestre, Jeannette, Seraphine, Estella, Vestine, Sylvane, M Savere, Magnifique
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Teresa Kramer

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