A loan of $3,850 helped a member to buy more goods for resale, for example rice, in order to gain more revenues.


Dushirukumwete Group's story

Jacqueline belongs to the Dushirukumwete group. She lives in Gitega. She is 38 years old and married to Elias, a vendor of bananas and manioc. They have three children together.

Jacqueline has been selling bananas and manioc for 22 years. She is on her second loan with Turame. With the Kiva loan, she will bolster her working capital and buy more goods for resale, for example rice, in order to gain more revenues. In the years to come, she would like to buy large land plots in order to launch a modern agricultural business.

In this group: Protais, Scholastique, Jacqueline, Leoncie, Pascasie, Suzanne, Elisabeth*, Janviere, Gertrude, Josephine, Jacqueline, Virginie, Faustine, Leonie*, Marthe, Brigitte, Venant, Egide, Seraphine, Nicaise, Cornalie, Joselyne*, Elisabeth*, Rosette, Sabas, Gaudence*, Liberate, Leonidas, Fides, Concilie, Claudine, Gaudence*, Immaculee, Annociate, Beatrice, Jacqueline, Pascaline, Beatrice, Concilie, Modeste, Curyrilla
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Ekaterina Sukhanova


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