A loan of $2,600 helped a member to increase his capital and set up a room for video projection, with an entrance fee.

Abagwaneza Group's story

Fiston is a member of the Abagwaneza group and lives in Bujumbura. He is 26 years old and married to Véronique, who sells fish (ndagala) and tomatoes. They have a two-year-old child together. Fiston works as a hairdresser and also repairs reels of movie projectors. This is his seventh loan with Turame. With the loan received from KIVA, he will increase his capital and set up a room for video projection. He will charge an entrance fee to anyone who comes to watch a movie. In the coming years, he would like to buy a plot of land and a car. He would also like to send his child to school.

In this group: Jacqueline, Alice, Marie, Lidia, Mwajuma, Felicite, Salvatrice, Souavis, Vanessa, Evelyne, Fiston, Marie, M .rose, Claudette, Paulin, Anitha, Diane, Jeanette, Odette

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan

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