Fighting for a better future? We need your help.

Creating a more equitable world takes a lot of time and energy, but at Kiva we’re in it for the long haul. 100% of money lent on Kiva goes to funding loans. That means we rely on donations from people like you to make this work possible.
Your donation of any size makes a difference. Thanks for investing in a better future,
Premal Shah, President & Co-Founder, Kiva
  • $25
  • $35
  • $50
  • Submit
  • Other

A loan of $1,575 helped a member to increase his capital and purchase many spare parts (pedals, handlebars, mud guards...) for resale to earn more.

Shima Ii Group's story

Michel is a member of the Shima II group and lives in Kayanza.He is 36 and married to Césarée, who sells drinks in her café. Together they have 6 children of which 3 attend primary school. The children are between the ages of 7 and 13.
He has run a spare parts business for 3 years (pedals, handlebars, mud guards...)
This is his second loan from Turame.With the Kiva credit that he requests, he will increase his capital and buy many spare parts (pedals, handlebars, mud guards...) for resale in order to earn more.
Over the next few years he would like to buy a motorbike, a car, and a plot of land.

In this group: Michel, Sara, Stephanie, Celestine, Lea

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer

Loan details

Lenders and lending teams

Loan details