A loan of $1,725 helped a member to increase her capital and buy lots of plastic baggies for resale, in order to earn more.


Kundayehova Group's story

Françoise belongs to the Kunda Yehova group and lives in Bujumbura. She is 43 years old and married to Pascal, a merchant who sells plastic baggies. Together they have three children, whose ages range from 14 to 20. Françoise takes care of her mother-in-law and her three brothers-in-law. She has run a business selling plastic baggies for 6 years. She is on her twelfth loan with Turame. With the Kiva loan she obtains, she is going to increase her capital and buy lots of plastic baggies for resale, in order to earn more. In the coming years, she would like to increase her capital in order to have a large quantity of plastic baggies.

In this group: Francoise, Leocadie*, Sifa, Veronique, Helene, Generose
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer


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