A loan of $4,425 helped a member increase her capital to buy a lot of bicycle spare parts to be resold, and make great profits.


Abanyeshaka Group's story

Evelyne is a 22-year-old retail merchant who lives in the Kanyosha district of the Municipality of Bujumbura. For the past five years she has been selling various spare parts for bicycles. She started this activity while employed as a cashier by another businessman.

She was in school up to sixth grade. She is still single but supports two children of close relatives and provides for their tuition.

The granted Kiva credit loan of 250,000 Burundian francs allows her to increase her capital, buy a lot of bicycle spare parts to be resold, and make great profits.

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

In this group: Godelieve, Beatrice, Anastasie, Esperance, Goreth, Francine, Valerie, Pascal, Jacqueline, Leocadie, Mwanjia, Anesie, M Goreth, Evelyne, Corette, Agricole, Constantin*, Deo, Fiacre, Nadine*, Beatrice, Esperance, Francine*, Alexis, Maneno, Hilaire*, Constantin, Domithile, Innocent*, Aline, Jean Marie, Philomene, Gilbert
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer René McConnell


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