A loan of $3,225 helped a member to buy tomatoes, cassavas, onions, etc.

Umvikane Group's story

Evelyne is a member of the Umvikane group and lives in Bujumbura. She is 32 years old and married to Elie, a painter. The couple have 2 children together, aged 7 and 10, who both study.

Evelyne has been selling produce including tomatoes, onions and cassavas for 15 years. She is on her 2nd loan with Turame. Her Kiva-sponsored credit will increase her capital and allow her to buy a large quantity of tomatoes, cassavas, onions and other produce for resale, so that she can earn more. In the coming years, she would like to buy a plot of land.

In this group: Evelyne, Mireille, Santiya, Claudine, Joseph, Emmanuella, Anitha, Virginie, Eliane, Bahati, Laurent, Delphin, Seconde, Jerome, Bonfils, Diane, Felicite, Jeremie, Judith, Justine, Odette, Jacqueline*, Euphrasie, Sylvain, Concilie, Ranguide, Chantal, Renovat, Perpetue, Felicite, Louise, Dismas, Marie, Alice, Dieudonnne, Godelieve, Josiane, Pascasie, Graciella, Consolatte, Dorine, Vyamaso, Philomene, M.therese, Honore

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer

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