A loan of $2,775 helped a member to increaser her capital in order to buy a large quantity of beer for resale, thus earning more income.


Irabitanga Group's story

Floride lives in Gitega and belongs to the "Irabitanga" group. She is 39 years old and married to Bernard, who sells grilled meat. They have two children together, one of whom is 3 and the other of whom is 14 months old. She has sold banana beer for 17 years. She is on her 11th loan with Turame. With the Kiva loan she obtains, she is going to increase her capital in order to buy a large quantity of litres of beer for resale, thus earning a higher income. With the profits, she is going to improve her family's situation by buying clothes for her family, paying for their medical expenses, and so on.

In this group: Floride, M Goreth, Annociate, Esperance, Mireille, M. Rose, Consolate, Esperance, M Rose, Gloriose, Jeanne, Seraphine, Clotlde, Medardine, Richard*, Marie, Joselyne Sever, Daphrose, Claudine, Felicite, Emmanuella, Godelieve, Beoit, Jen Claude*, Rose, Marie, Mediatrice*, Paulette, Aline, Emmanuel, Longin
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer


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