A loan of $1,425 helped a member to buy various goods such as bananas, beans, potatoes, maize for resell.

C18540 Urugwiro Group's story

Vestine is 56 years old, married, the mother of two children between 14 years and 17 years old and the caretaker of one 12-year-old relative.

Vestine is a leader of a group called "C18540 URUGWIRO" in the local language. In the photo, she's the one sitting in front of the others. She works from 7 a.m to 9 p.m daily except on Sunday. She sells various goods such as bananas, beans, potatoes and maize; Vestine has 15 years of experience in this work and she currently employs one person to help her.

Vestine has requested a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company in order to buy various food items such as beans, potatoes and bananas for resell. With the profits, she will be able to save money for her future and reinvest in her business.

In this group: Augustin, Immaculee, Clementine, Dativa, Vestine, Angelique, Francoise, Samuel

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