A loan of $2,275 helped a member to increase her capital and buy new products to resell.

Turamirize Group's story

Elisabeth is a member of the Turamirize group and lives in Gitega. She is 32 years old and married to Celestin, a merchant. They have five children together, three of whom are in primary school.

She has been selling drinks for the last seven years. She is on her tenth loan with Turame. With the Kiva credit she obtains, she will increase her business capital and add a new product, coffee, to her market in order to earn more.

Her business income allows her to pay her childrens' school fees.

In this group: Elisabeth, Angelique, Jeanine, Annociate, Agnes, Cassilde
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer

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