A loan of $3,325 helped a member to increase her capital in order to buy a large quantity of groundnuts for resale so that she can make a large profit and increase her savings.


Turwanyubukene Group's story

Azina is a trader who is 27 years old and lives in the Nyamugari district of the urban municipalitiy of Gitega, which lies in Gitega province in the centre of the country. She has been selling groundnuts for 11 years, a business she began when she was trading cassava flour. She did not attend school. She is married to Yusufu, who is also a trader selling potatoes; together they have five children, two of whom are at primary school and the other three still at home. Her family also has two children of close relatives living with them.

The Kiva loan of 200,000 burundi francs which she is being granted will allow her to increase her capital in order to buy a large quantity of groundnuts for resale, so that she can make a large profit and increase her savings.

She is a member of the Turwanyubukene community group.

In this group: Marie , Ashura, Marie Josee, Angleberthe, Tatu, Henriette, Azina, Francine *, Emmanuel , Shani, Bahati, Justin, Clothilde, Elie, Joselyne, Antoine, Yvette, Benigne*, Sada , Lea, Beatrice, Felicite, Jean , Fanny *, Sonia, Amissa , Esperance, Jacqueline, Joselyne
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alison Le Bras


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