A loan of $3,975 helped a member to increase his capital and buy a large quantity of beans, cassava flour and rice that he will cook and sell in his restaurant..


Turuhuke Ii Group's story

Degaul is a member of the Turuhuke II group and lives in Bujumbura. He is 39 years old and is married to Bahati, who is a farmer. Together they have four children aged from 4 to 13 years old, all of whom are in school.

He has been running a restaurant for the last 10 years.

He is requesting his fourth loan from the micro-finance institution Turame. He will use the loan he obtains from Kiva to increase his capital and buy a large quantity of beans, cassava flour and rice, that he will cook and sell in his restaurant.

Over the coming years, he would like to buy his own plot of land and see his children continue their studies.

In this group: Degaul, Zuena, Suzanne, Andre, Agnes, Riziki, Speciose, Veronique, Floride, Stany, Pierre, Emmanuel, Gloriose, Calixte, Marthe, Vital, Assumani, Deo, Charlotte, Jeanne, Sifa, Patience, Aline, Cesarie, Christine, Mervin, Esperance, Elisabeth, Aline, Helene, Nasra, Etienne, Michel, Benigne, Adja, Constatin*
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Stella Hodkin


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