A loan of $2,625 helped a member to buy items for resale in her shop to increase her earnings.

Tubekimwe Group's story

Salomé is a member of the Tubekimwe group and lives in Bujumbura. She is 47 years old and married to Balthazar. They have five children aged between nine and 25. Two of the children are in school.

Salomé has been running a shop for 17 years and this is her sixth loan from Turame. With the Kiva loan, she will increase her capital and buy more products for resale in her shop. This will increase her earnings.

In the next few years, she would like to start importing goods and help her children to finish their studies.

In this group: Liliane, Mariam, Bahati, Salome, Mariam 1

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Lucy Knight

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