A loan of $4,275 helped a member to increase his capital and purchase many items for his shop to sell, in order to earn more.


Izigire Group's story

Dismas is part of the Izigire Group and lives in Gitega. He is 41 years old and is married to Radegonde, a farmer. Together, they have five children between the ages of three and 15, three of whom are students.

Dismas has been running a shop (beans, rice, salt, etc.) for six years.

He is on his 10th loan from Turame. With the Kiva loan he will receive, he is going to increase his capital and purchase many items for his shop to sell, in order to earn more.

In the coming years, Dismas would like to purchase a means of transport.

In this group: Thacienne, Denise, Dismas, Beatrice, Godelieve, A. Marie, Laurent, Judith, Domithile, Sylvie, Esperance, Renilld, Claudette, Esperance, Jacqueline, Esithe, Josephine, Charlotte, Desiderate, Therese, Marie, Lea, Aline, Viola, Denise, Clothilde, Gloriose, Jeremie, Charles, Basilisse, Calinie, Esperance, Jeanine, Radegonde, Petronie, Esperance, Consolate, M. Goreth

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Jessalyn Pinneo


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