A loan of $2,575 helped a member to increase her capital and buy lots of clothes and shoes that she can sell in order to earn more.


Dukure Group's story

Samia is a member of the Dukure group and lives in Gitega. She is a 25 year old orphan.
She supports and cares for her 10 younger brothers and sisters.

She has been trading clothes and shoes for 5 years.

This is her sixth loan cycle with the microfinance institution Turame. With the loan she gets from KIVA, she plans to increase her capital and buy lots of clothes and shoes that she can sell in order to earn more.

With the profits she makes, she will be able to feed her young brothers and sisters and pay their school fees.

In this group: Angelique, Godelieve, Samia, Pelagie, Viola

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Stella Hodkin


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