A loan of $3,325 helped a member to increase his working capital and buy a lot of clothing to resale in order to earn more.

Dukerebuke K A Group's story

Elie is a member of the Dukerebuke K A group. He lives in Bujumbura and is 48 years old. He is married to Fabiola. They have five children together, from 7 to 26 years of age, four of whom are in school.

He has been selling clothing for six years. He is on his fifth loan with Turame. Thanks to the Kiva loan he will bolster his working capital. He will purchase a lot of clothing to resale in order to earn more.

In the years to come, he would like his children to continue their studies and his family situation to improve so that they can exit from poverty.

In this group: Nicole, Jean, Aline I, Jacqueline, Concilie, Audifax, Filote, Jacqueline, Leonie, Elie, Dieudonne, Beatrice, Immaculee, Patrice, Esperance

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S

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