A loan of $2,850 helped a member to increase his capital and buy a large quantity of food products (beans, rice, sweet potatoes...) for his restaurant.


Abashizehamwe Ii Group's story

Evariste is a member of the Abashizehamwe group and lives in Bujumbura. He is 35 years old and married to Speciose. The couple have seven children who are between 1 and 15 years old.

Evariste has been in the restaurant business (beans, rice, cooked sweet potatoes...) for 10 years. This is his first loan from Turame. He will use his Kiva loan to increase his capital and buy a large quantity of food products (beans, rice, sweet potatoes...) for his restaurant. He will cook them and sell them in order to earn more money.

The profits he makes in his business allow him to improve his living conditions.

In this group: Evariste, Claudine, Capitoline, Mwajuma, Nathalie, Appolinaire, Fulgence, Dieudonne, Claudine, Shakira, Evelyne, Adele, J.claude, Francine, Francine, Gilbert, Alice, Divine, Sallah, Evelyne, Anastasie, Elysee, Philotee, Vumiliya, Beatrice, Signoline, Agnes, Aline, Marianne, Cassien, Mathieu, Hermes, Esperance, Evelyne, Adelaide, Alice, Alice, Evelyne, Marie

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard


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