A loan of $2,675 helped a member to increase her capital and buy a large quantity of clothing for resale to earn more.


Abimbere Group's story

Elcie is a member of the Abimbere group and lives in Bujumbura.She is 49 years old and married to Aimé, a farmer. They have 10 children aged between 7 and 28, of which 6 are students.

She has been selling clothing for 28 years.

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

In the coming years she would like to cultivate rice.

In this group: Elcie, Henriette, Paul, Ida, Devote
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer


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