A loan of $3,700 helped a member to stock up on local drinks and eggplants to sell in order to increase her profits.

Fashamwenewanyu Group's story

Speciose is a member of the Fashamwenewanyu group. She is 44 years old and lives in Gitega. She is married to Anicet, who raises small livestock. Together they have five children who attend primary school.

She has been selling local drinks and eggplants for five years.

She is on her second loan with Turame. With her Kiva loan, she will increase her capital and stock up on local drinks and eggplants to sell, in order to make more money.

The profits from her business will allow her to increase the amount of food her family gets, and to pay food and health care expenses.

In this group: Jean Bosco, M. Amelie, Leopold, Radegonde, Sylvie, Seconde, Caritas, Gregonie, Denise, Noelle*, Rosalie, Menedore, Josiane*, Fidelie, Adelaide, Ntawurishira, Gloriose, Rosette, Speciose, Beatrice, Godelieve, Jacqueline, Raymonde, M. Rose, Clotilde, Desiderate, Emmanuella, Aggrippine, Consolate, Mediatrice, Salvator, Therese, M. Therese, Rebecca, Judith, Donavine, Eusebie, Ola, Rosalie, Scholastique, Anne Marie, Petronie
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Shannon Arnold

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