A loan of $4,000 helped a member yo purchase a large volume of food items to serve to customers of her restaurant.


Abagonarimwe Group's story

Francine is a member of the Abagonarimwe group, and lives in Gitega, She is 27 years old and married to a security guard called Emmanuel. The couple has three children, one of whom attends school. She has owned a restaurant for a year and is on her third loan with Turame. With the Kiva loan that she is seeking, she aims to purchase a large volume of food products to prepare and serve to her restaurant's customers. The profits that she generates will enable her to build a home in her local town.

In this group: Fredianne, Victoire, Jacqueline, Jeanette, Calinie, Rose, Anastasie*, Evelyne, Esperance, Suavis, Salomon, Anne, Ambroise, Francine, Judith, Gloriose, Francine, Goreth, Alice, Seraphine, Nadine Fides, Judith, Adele, Alphonsine*, Anitha*, Alice, Jacqueline, Jeanne, Jeremie, Euphrasie, Anitha
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Danielle Treharne


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