A loan of $2,800 helped a member to purchase animal hides to sell for profit.

Tujimbere I Group's story

Augustin is a member of the Tujimbre I group and lives in Cibitoke, a province under the supervision of the Branche de Bujumbura administration. He is 30 years old and is married to Jeanne, a banana juice seller. Together they have 5 children, aged between 2 and 14 years old.
He has been an animal skin trader for 5 years. This is his second loan with Turame. With this KIVA credit, he will increase his working capital and purchase a large quantity of skins to resell at a profit.
In the coming years he would like to see his business prosper.

In this group: Loda, Rachel, Perussi*, Seconde, Antoinette, Seraphne, Seraphine, Beatrice, Felicite*, Marie, Adele, Yvette, Esperance, Godelieve, Jacqueline*, Bernard, Peres, Marguerite*, Augustin, Jeanne, Marie, Judith, Azela, Olipe, Zilopa
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alistair Assheton

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