A loan of $4,050 helped a member to increase her capital to purchase a large quantity of flour to bake a lot of bread to resell at a large profit and to increase savings.


Koribirama Group's story

Gloriose is a 46-year-old storekeeper who lives in Mutaho, in the province of Gitega in the center of the country. She has a bakery where she has been baking bread for 22 years. She started the business while also managing a small store selling miscellaneous items. She completed four years of schooling. She is married and the mother of 10 children who are all in school.
The Kiva loan of 200,000 francs will help her to increase her capital to purchase a large quantity of flour to bake a lot of bread to resell at a large profit and to increase savings.

She is a member of the community group "KORIBIRAMA."

In this group: Sylvestre, Mariam, Esperance, Anne, Sabine, Chantal, Spes, Viola, Anitha, Marie*, Esperance, Gabriel, Gloriose, Dorothee, Emelancienne*, Antoine, Rebecca, Illuminee, Caritas, Germaine, Euphrasie, Generose, Marie*, Christine, Spes, Concilie*, Seraphine, Odette, Constance*, Esperance, Gloriose
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Emily Frye


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