A loan of $3,425 helped a member to buy large quantities of bananas to prepare many liters of banana wine for resale, and therefore earn more money and increase her capital.


Twungubumwe I Group's story

Jeanine is a member of the Twungubumwe I group. She lives in Gitega. She is 31 years old, married to a farmer named Emmanuel. Jeanine and Emmanuel have 5 children, two of whom are students. Jeanine has been selling banana wine for 15 years. This is her eighth loan with Turame. With this loan from KIVA, she will buy large quantities of bananas to prepare many liters of banana wine for resale. This will allow her to earn more money and increase her capital. With the profits from her retail activity, she will be able to buy a plot of land for her family.

In this group: Marie, Pascasie*, Jeanine, Gaudence, Esperance, Cecile, M Beatrice, Hilde, Georgette, Rose, Aloys, Marcelline, Immaculee, Donavine, M. Rose, Jacqueline, Alice, Leocadie, Rajabu, Feli.caritas, C. Nadine, Berchmans, Francine, Pierre, Marie, Marcelline, Triphonie, Evelyne, Joselyne, Christine, Esperance, Seraphine
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan


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