A loan of $3,650 helped a member to increase her capital in order to buy large quantities of cassava flour to be resold at a profit, in order to increase cash-flow.


Twishingane Group's story

Gaudence is a 44-year-old entrepreneur who lives in Nyabitanga, in the Gitega province of central Burundi. She has been selling cassava flour for 14 years. She started this professional activity when she was a farmer. She is educated through the sixth year of primary school. She is married to Bernard, and they have 7 children together, 6 of whom attend school. The credit requested from Kiva, (50,000 Burundian Francs), helps her increase her capital in order to buy large quantities of cassava flour that will be resold at a profit in order to increase cash-flow. She is a member of the Twishingane community group.

In this group: Germaine*, J Bosco, Beatrice, Godelieve*, Lidas, Clotilde , Gaudence, Spes *, Bernadine*, Patricie , Jacqueline , Spes , Charlotte , Bernadette, Stephanie , Imelde , Damien , Triphose, Jeanine, Philomene, Alexis*, Generique, Rosalie , Joselyne, Scholastique, Jeanine, Emelyne, Jeanette, Mediatrice
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan


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