A loan of $5,000 helped a member increase capital to purchase large quantities of food products (oil and dried fish) for re-sale.

Majambere Group's story

Libère is a 34 year old business man who lives in Giheta in the provide of Gitega in the center of Burundi. He has been involved in the buying and selling of food products (oil and dried fish named "ndagala") for the past 7 years, as well as farming. He attend school for six years, until the end of primary school. He is married to Médiatrice and together they have three children who have not yet begun to attend school. He is asking for a loan for 250,000 Burundian francs will allow him to increase his capital in order to purchase large quantities of food products in order to increase his sales. He is a member of the community group "Majambere" and can be seen raising his hand in the photo.

In this group: Appolonie*, Lea, Illuminee, Gloriose, Triphonie, Virginie, M Germaine, Pascaline, Zenaide*, Modeste, Estella, Cesarie, Pelagie, Esperance, Scholastique, Jeanne Marie, Chantal*, Seconde*, M Rose, Laurence, Laurence, Marie, Salvator, M. Suavis, Veronique, M Louise, Pelagie, Chantal, Joselyne*, Pascaline, Caritas Spes, Ancile, Chantal, Libere, Esperance, Anitha, Candide, Serges, M Chantal, Aline, Rose Beate, Felicite

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Chloé Tuot

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