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Total loan: $3,750
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Bikorwa Group

Burundi
Bujumbura, Burundi / Food Production/Sales

A loan of $3,750 helped a member to increase her capital and buy a large quantity of sorghum that she can sell to earn more.


Bikorwa Group's story

Rose is a member of the Bikorwa group and lives in Cibitoke. She is 28 years old and is married to Stephen, a driver. Together they have five children, aged between 1 and 9 years old.

She has been a trader of sorghum for 6 years.

She is seeking her first loan with the microfinance institution Turame. With the money she gets from KIVA she will increase her capital and buy a large quantity of sorghum that she can sell to earn more.

In the coming years, she would like to build a house on her plot of land and see her children continue and complete their studies.

In this group: Isidonie , Daphrose, Jacqueline *, Agrippine , Odette , Bernadette , Louise , Velenie , Nelie , Azile , Concilie , M. Rose , Jonas , Alphonsine , Acqueline , Louise , Febronie , J. Marie , Constance , Domithile , Apauline , Marie , Perusi, Esperance, Rose, Peniere, Perusi, Azile, Marie, Violette*, Charles*, Elaste, Gilbert, Regine, Ruth, Bahati, Françoise, Daphrose
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Stella Hodkin


Loan details

Loan length:

7 months
Disbursed date: May 10, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Turame Community Finance, a partner of World Relief and HOPE International

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Loan details

Loan length:

7 months
Disbursed date: May 10, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Turame Community Finance, a partner of World Relief and HOPE International