A loan of $2,850 helped a member to increase her capital and purchase a large quantity of firewood for resale to earn more.


Imbere Ii Group's story

Agathe is a member of the Imbere II group and lives in Bujumbura. She is 50 years old and is married to Selemani, a bricklayer.They have 7 children aged from 8 to 28 years, of which 4 are students.
She takes care of 2 grandsons, one of which goes to school.

She has been running a firewood business for 5 years.

This is her first loan from Turame.With the Kiva loan that she requests, she will increase her capital and purchase a large quantity of firewood for resale, to earn more.

Over the coming years, she would like to buy a plot of land on which to build a house thanks to the profits from her business.

In this group: Hawa, Skitu, Daphrose, Anitha, Therese, Constence, Shadia, Emmanuella, Venerande, Agathe, Marie, Chantal, M. Therese, Evelyne, Aline, Noel, Omer, Prosper, Edouard, Gerard, Therence*, Beatrice, Moza, Gerthude, Rose, Rebecca, Nadine, Seraphine, Emelence, Generose, Calinie, Christophe, Chantal*, Chantal, Colette, Therese, Florence*, Celenie
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer


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