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Total loan: $4,275
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Dukorerehamwe Group

Burundi
Gitega, Burundi / Food Production/Sales

A loan of $4,275 helped a member to buy a large number of banana stems.


Dukorerehamwe Group's story

Leonie is a member of Dukorerehamwe Group. She's 51 years old and a widow. She lives in Gitega, and has six children, out of whom five are studying.

For three years, she's been selling bananas. She's seeking her fourth loan from Kiva's partner, Turame.

With this loan, she will increase her working capital and buy a large number of banana stems to resell, in order to increase her income.

Her profits will help her to pay food, healthcare, and school expenses.

In this group: Menedore, Bernadette, Leonore, Catherine, Claudine*, Gertrude, Jeanne*, Triphonie*, Dismas, Anne, Seraphine, Pancras, Jeanne, Faustine*, Savera*, Savera*, Illuminee, Marie, Claudine, Marie*, Lea, Christiane, Generose, Claudine, Leonie, Joselyne, Desiderate, Marie, Frederec, Godeberthe, Francine, Vestine, Beatrice, Sophie, Alice, Chantal, Louise, Zamda, Venatie, M Louise, Frediane, Emeryne, Suzane, Suavis
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Patrick Stadelmann


Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: December 26, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Turame Community Finance, a partner of World Relief and HOPE International

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: December 26, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Turame Community Finance, a partner of World Relief and HOPE International