A loan of $3,400 helped a member to increase his capital in order to serve more food to more people and therefore to generate bigger profits and increase his savings.


Twigwaneko Group's story

Hassan is a 48-year-old entrepreneur who lives in the Nyamugarie neighborhood of the town of Gitega, in Gitega province, central Burundi. He has been owning a restaurant for 10 years. He started in the restaurant business while he was working as a driver. He is educated through 7th grade. He is married to a teacher, Anne Marie, and together they have 3 children, of whom one is in middle school and the other 2 attend elementary school. He is requesting a loan in the amount of 170,000 Burundian Francs, which will allow him to increase his capital in order to serve more food to more people, and therefore to generate bigger profits and increase his savings. Hassan is a member of the TWIGWANEKO community group.

In this group: Amida, Bibiane, Pascaline, Florence, Odette, Clothilde*, Nadine, Evelyne, Agnes, Esperance, Evelyne, Pascasie*, Hassan, Appolinaire, Pascaline, Daphrose, Violette, Farha, Febronie*, Fancois, Goreth, Evelyne, Esperance, Violette, Yollande, Claudine, Alexis
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan


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