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Total loan: $2,425
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Bumwe Group

Burundi
Gitega, Burundi / Sewing

A loan of $2,425 helped a member to buy fabrics and job-related accessories.


Bumwe Group's story

Emilienne is a member of the Bumwe group. She lives in Gitega. She is a 46-year-old widow with 8 children, aged between 14 and 21. Her children all go to school.

Emilienne has been a seamstress for 30 years. She also makes clothing for resale. She is on her 8th loan with Turame. With the Kiva-sponsored loan that she gets, her capital will be increased and she will buy some fabrics and job-related accessories, so that she can make more money. This loan will allow her to improve her living conditions.

In this group: Eugenie, Emelienne, A. Marie, M. Rose, Gaudence, Odette, Sylvane, Marie, Eugenie, Constance*, Daphrose, Clothilde*, Bernadette, Bumberega, Rose, Anastasie, Pascasie, Angeline, Emmanuel, Justine, Yvonne, Ferdinand, Pascasie, M.marguerite, Jerome, Euphemie, Acqueline, Anastasie, Gabriella, Simeon, Zephirine, Noella*, Therese, Veronique*, Angele
*not pictured

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: March 27, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Turame Community Finance, a partner of World Relief and HOPE International

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: March 27, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Turame Community Finance, a partner of World Relief and HOPE International