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Total loan: $4,800
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Grace I Group


A loan of $4,800 helped a member increase capital in order to purchase more products for resale.


Grace I Group's story

Pierre is a 61 year old business man living in the neighborhood of Bwiza of the Townhall of Bujumbura in Burundi. He has been buying and re-selling health products (nutrition) for the past 3 months. Previously, he sold electricity materials such as wires, plugs, shunt boxes, etc. He attended school and earned an A2 Diploma as an Mechanical Electrician. He is married to Flora and together they have six children, 5 of whom have already finished school and 1 who is still in school. He is obtaining this Kiva loan in order to increase his capital and purchase more health products to re-sell, thereby increasing his profits. He is a member of the community group "Grace 1".

In this group: Charlotte, Jacqueline, Beatrice, Suzane, Zainabu, Emelyne, Monique, Boniface, Mawazo*, Wasule, Valentina, Oda, Francine*, Lucie, Flora*, Pierre, Lulu, Aline*, Guy, Yannick, Edouard, Johari, Saleh
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Chloé Tuot


Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: October 31, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Turame Community Finance, a partner of World Relief and HOPE International

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: October 31, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Turame Community Finance, a partner of World Relief and HOPE International