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Total loan: $4,325
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Mukenyeziterimbere Group

Burundi
Gitega, Burundi / Food Production/Sales

A loan of $4,325 helped a member to stock up on tea and bread for resale.


Mukenyeziterimbere Group's story

Thomas is 43-year-old merchant who lives in the town of Bukirasazi, in the province of Gitega, a central region. He is a member of the MukenyeziTerimbere community group. He has been selling tea and bread for 22 years, and started this activity while working in the restaurant business. He attended two years of adult literacy training. His wife Leoncie is a farmer. They have eight children, five of whom go to school.

He is seeking a loan of 290,000 Burundi francs to increase his working capital. He will buy large quantities of tea and bread to sell in order to make substantial profits and increase his savings.

In this group: Eugenie*, Marguerite, Judith, Rose, Liberate, Anatole, Leonie, Jeanine, Emelyne*, Languide, Seraphine, Mondaine, Thomas, Isabelle, M Goreth, Charlotte, Charlotte, Caritas, Charlotte, Sylvie, Beatrice*, Pelagie, Denise, Lazare, Godeberthe, Virginie, Beatrice, Esperance, Joselyne, Beatrice, Stephanie, Generose, Emmanuella, Annonciate, Leocadie, Pascaline, Eliane, Nestora
*not pictured

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: October 27, 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 27, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Turame Community Finance, a partner of World Relief and HOPE International