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Total loan: $2,325
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Twigishanye Ii Group

Burundi
Gitega, Burundi / Used Clothing

A loan of $2,325 helped a member to increase her capital to purchase a large quantity of secondhand clothing in order to resell them at a high return and to increase her savings.


Twigishanye Ii Group's story

Claire is a 29-year-old storekeeper who lives in Rutonde, in the province of Gitega in the center of the country. She has been in the business of selling secondhand clothing for 9 years. She used to have a restaurant before starting this business. She completed 6 years of schooling. She is married to Salvator and they have two children together, with one in school. The Kiva loan of 300,000 francs will help her to increase her capital to purchase a large quantity of secondhand clothing in order to resell them at a high return and to increase her savings.

She is a member of the community group "TWIGISHANYE II."

In this group: Emmanuella, Aline, Anne Marie, Suzane, Yvette, Madeleine, Claire, Aline, Pascaline, Dominique, Judith, Magnifique, Radegonde, Marie, Jacqueline, Domithile, Aline, Joselyne, Rosette
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Emily Frye


Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: October 25, 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 25, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Turame Community Finance, a partner of World Relief and HOPE International