A loan of $3,375 helped a member increase her capital and purchase many baskets of tomatoes to retail in order to increase her profits.


Shirahamwe Group's story

Anastasie is a member of group Shirahamwe. She lives in Gitega. She is 56 years old and widowed. She has two children, a seven-year-old and a sixteen-year-old. They both go to school.

She has been a retailer of tomatoes for 20 years. She is also a farmer.

She is on her eighth loan with Turame. With the loan granted by KIVA, she will increase her capital and purchase many baskets of tomatoes to retail in order to earn more.

In this group: Generose, Divine, Marie, Anastasie, Regine, Valerie, Aline, Cyprien, Liberate, Gloriose, Souavis, Mariane, Moise, Bonaventure, Spes, Grace, Anatolie, Agathe, Pascasie, Agnes, Denise, Melanie, Immaculee*, Constance, Mathilde, Regine, Mediatrice, Joselyne*, Spes, Mediatrice, Antoinette, Marie, Lea, Constance, Jacqueline, Elizabeth, Ezabeth, Claudine
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Charlotte Buecheler


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