A loan of $2,825 helped a member he will increase his capital and buy a large quantity of items for his boutique (rice, beans, soaps) to resell and increase his earnings.


Twungubumwe Group's story

Etienne is part of the Twungubumwe group and lives in Bujumbura. He is 33 years old and is married to Elysée. They have three children, and one of them goes to school. He’s been working in a boutique (rice, beans, soaps) for the past 2 years. This is his first loan with Turame. With his KIVA credit, he will increase his capital and buy a large quantity of items for his boutique (rice, beans, soaps) to resell and increase his earnings. Over the next few years, he would like to improve his family's status with the help of loans from Turame Community Finance SA.

In this group: Etienne, Anne, Felicite, Joseph, Consolate, Chantal, Françoise, Synthia, Joselyne, Berthe, Jacqueline, Ernest, Marguerite, Mamy, Charlotte, Emeryne, Odette, Valentine, Vianney, Diane, J. Bosco, Leonce, Venant, Parfaite, Consolate, A. Violette, Estella, Rose, Regine, Judith, Diane, Emmanuelline, Jeanine, Jacqueline, Ildegonde, Gabriel, Joselyne, Sebastien, Esperance
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alexandra Kenin


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