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Total loan: $3,875
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Tumenye Group

Burundi
Bujumbura, Burundi / Tailoring

A loan of $3,875 helped a member to buy fabrics and sewing notions.


Tumenye Group's story

Epimaque, age 33, lives in Bujumbura and is a member of the group Tumenye. He is married to Esperance, who sells beer. Together they have three children aged 3 to 7, two of whom attend primary school.

Epimaque has been a tailor for ten years. This is his second loan with Turame. He plans to use this credit obtained through KIVA to increase his working capital and purchase fabrics and sewing notions.

In the near future, he would like to partner with his friend to open a food shop where they would sell rice, beans, etc.

In this group: Chantal, Theophile, Etienne, Epimaque, J.claude
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Loan details

Loan length:

10 months
Disbursed date: March 28, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Turame Community Finance, a partner of World Relief and HOPE International

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Loan details

Loan length:

10 months
Disbursed date: March 28, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Turame Community Finance, a partner of World Relief and HOPE International