A loan of $4,600 helped a member to increase her capital, buy large quantities of beans and fruits for resale, and get a better income.

Rema Group's story

Aisha is a member of the Rema group and lives in Bujumbura. She is 34 years old and a widow. Her two children, age 12 and 17, both attend school. She has been selling beans and fruits for fourteen years. This is her third loan from Turame. With the loan received from KIVA, she will increase her capital and buy large quantities of beans and fruits for resale, in order to get a better income. With the profits from her business, she will pay school fees for her children. She will continue to work with Turame until she can buy her own plot.

In this group: Serephine, Leocadie, Emmanueline, Nathalie, Irene, Goreth, Esperance, Diomede, Elias, Gloriose, M. Annociate, Consolate, Donathe, Marceline, Aisha, Marie Jeanne, Euphemie, Gregoire*, Jeanne, Anesie, Aline, Sylvie, Canesius, Jacqueline, Antoine, Beatrice
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan

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