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Total loan: $3,950
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Shimika Group

Burundi
Ruyigi, Burundi / Grocery Store

A loan of $3,950 helped a member to expand his offerings in his store.


Shimika Group's story

Philippe is part of the group Shimika. He lives in Ruyigi. He is 40 years old and married to Leocadie, a farmer. Together they have seven children, of whom four are in school.

Philippe has been a storekeeper (rice, beer, beans, …) for fourteen years.

He is on his eighth loan with Turame. With the KIVA loan he is obtaining, he is going to increase his capital by expanding his offerings of goods he will buy for his store and earning more upon selling them.

In this group: Concilie, Devote, Philippe, Frederique, Valerie, Angele
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey


Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: March 22, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Turame Community Finance, a partner of World Relief and HOPE International

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Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: March 22, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Turame Community Finance, a partner of World Relief and HOPE International