A loan of $2,800 helped a member to buy lots of wood which will increase her production of charcoal.


Twikenure Group's story

Laetitia is part of the Twikenure group. She lives in the province of Gitega. She is 38 and is married to Leonidas, a bicycle taxi driver. They have 5 children between the ages of 3 and 14, 3 of whom attend school. She has been selling charcoal for 2 years. This is her 15th loan with Turame. With the loan she is getting from Kiva, she will increase her capital by buying lots of wood which will increase her production of charcoal. This way, she will earn more. With the profit, she pays for the workforce and is able to eat better.

In this group: Mediatrice, Adele, Pelagie, Anitha, Adele, Calinie, Leocadie, Mediatrice, Esperance, Leocadie, Petronie, Beatrice, Rosette, Esperance, Leatitia, Josephine, Esperance, J. Berchmans, Mediatrice, Aline, Thierry, Philippe, Livera, Severa, Concilie, Jeanne, Juvenal, Theoline, Jeanine, Stephanie, Felicite
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Julien Roland


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