A loan of $1,600 helped a member to buy various food such as beans, potatoes, bananas, maize, etc. for re-sale.


C18539 Urukundo Group's story

Sylvie is 41 years old and is married with three children aged between 11 and 13 years old and she takes care of one relative who is 10 years old. She sells various goods such as bananas, beans, potatoes, maize, etc. Vestine is a leader of this group, which is called "C18539 URUKUNDO" in the local language, which means in English "LOVE". In the photo, she's the one who is in front of the others. She works from 7 a.m to 10 p.m daily except on Sunday. Sylvie has 17 years of experience in this work and she currently employs one person to help her. Sylvie has requested a Kiva loan via Vision Finance Company in order to buy various food such as beans, potatoes, bananas, etc. for re-sale. With any profits, she will be able to save money for her future and to reinvest in her business.

In this group: Sylvie, Drocella, Genereuse, Kevine, Hyacentha, Andre, Meschak
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