A loan of $2,975 helped a member to increase her capital and buy many liters of palm oil which she will resell to earn more money.


Abaramye Group's story

Marie is part of the Abaramye group and lives in Gitega. She is 57 years of age and is married to Tharcisse, a retailer and farmer. They have five children together, two of whom are at school.

Marie has sold palm oil for 20 years. This is her fourth loan with Turame. She plans to use her Kiva loan to increase her capital and buy lots of liters of palm oil, which she will resell to earn more money. Over the coming years she would like to continue with her business, and hopes to make lots of profit.

In this group: Euphemie, Mathilde, Beatrice, Evelyne, Domithile, Marie, Adelaide

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Paul Lambert


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