A loan of $3,375 helped a member to buy a large quantity of bananas with which to make banana wine for resale.

Tujimbere Group's story

Cécile is part of the Tujimbere group. She lives in Gitega and is 26 years old. She is married to Jean Claude, a banana seller. The couple have 4 children together, only one of whom goes to school.

Cécile has been selling banana wine for 4 years. This will be her fourth loan from Turame. She will use the Kiva-sponsored loan that she obtains to buy a large quantity of bananas with which to make many litres of banana wine for resale, which will allow her to increase her earnings and capital. With her profits, she will be able to buy some farmland on which to start raising livestock.

In this group: Euphemie, M.rose*, Joseph*, Joselyne, Joselyne, Pascasie, Claudine, Seraphine, J. Daphrose, Jacqueline*, Tharcisse, Celine, Lucie, M. Therese , Evelyne, Frederique*, Cecile, Joselyne, Joselyne, Anne Marie, Feb Jeannette, Cecile, M. Claudine, Euphrasie, Virginie, Magnifique*, Agnes, Seraphine, Sylvestre*, Laurence, Nadine, Josette, Beate Speciose , Anesie, Mariane Felicule

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer

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