A loan of $2,625 helped a member to increase her capital, allowing her to buy large quantities of items (beans, rice, sugar, soap, cookies) to sell in order to earn a large profit.


Tujijure 2 Group's story

Marie is a 48-year-old merchant who lives in the town of Rutoki in the province of Gitega in the center of the country. She has been buying and selling various items (beans, rice, sugar, soaps, cookies) for five years. She is also a farmer. She attended school up to the sixth year of primary school. She is married to Paul, a tailor, and they have seven children together, five of whom attend school.

The Kiva loan of 200,000 Burundi francs will increase her capital, allowing her to buy large quantities of items (beans, rice, sugar, soap, cookies) to sell in order to earn a large profit.

She is a member of the community group “Tujijure II”.

In this group: Cyprien, Desiderate, Emmanuella, Godelieve, Jacques, Marguerite, Jeanine, Sophie*, Pisciose, Beatrice, Josephine, Vestine*, Euphrasie, Jeannette, M Goreth, Stephanie, Leonie, Cecile, Felicite, Marie
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Shannon Arnold


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