A loan of $4,225 helped a member to increase working capital, and to purchase a large quantity of shoes for resale - to increase income.

Turambane Group's story

Vanessa is a member of the Turambane group, she lives in Gitega. She is 27 years old and is married to Aoron, a drinks seller. Together they have 4 children, 3 of whom are in primary school. She is a shoe seller. He is on his twelfth loan with Turame. With the Kiva loan he will obtain, he is going to increase his working capital and purchase a large quantity of shoes to resell in order to earn more. The profits from this business will allow him to better meet his family's needs.

In this group: Caritas, Adelaide, Bona, Astelie, Monique, Vanessa, Spes, Marie, Imelde, Cassilde, Petronie, Veronique, Patricie, Crescence, Spes, Florence, Gaudence, Georgette, Frederique, Esperance, Aggripine, Pascal, Denise, Pulcherie, A . Rose, Odette, Honorate, Lucien, Faustine, Gloriose, Therese, Josephine, Jacqueline, Suzanne, Generose, Christine, Emile, Cecile, Felicite, Jacqueline, Rose, Viola

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alistair Assheton

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