A loan of $2,150 helped a member to increase her capital and buy many items for her restaurant (beans, rice, palm oil, etc) that she will cook and sell.


Dukorerehamwe Group's story

A. Marie lives in Bujumbura and is a member of the Dukorerehamwe group. She is a 54-year-old widow.

She has been running a restaurant for 12 years (beans, rice, palm oil, etc).

She is requesting her seventh loan from the micro-finance institution Turame. She will use the loan obtained through Kiva to increase her capital and buy a large quantity of food crops (beans, rice, palm oil, etc) that she will cook and sell in her restaurant.

In the coming years, she would like to build and develop her restaurant business.

In this group: Joe, Beatrice, Josephine, A. Marie, Diomede

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Stella Hodkin


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