A loan of $4,175 helped a member to increase her working capital and buy lots of small plastic bags which she will resell in order to earn more.


Abavandimwe Group's story

Aziza is a member of the Abavandimwe group and lives in Bujumbura. She is 33 ans and is married to Ciza, a radio repairman. They have 4 children between the ages of 4 and 13, all of whom attend school. She takes care of her mother. She has been selling small plastic bags for 4 years. This is her 8th loan with Turame. With this KIVA loan, she will increase her working capital and will buy lots of small plastic bags which she will resell in order to earn more. In the coming years, she would like to buy her own plot and have a house built on it. She would like to see her children make it to university.

In this group: Marie, Modette, Aziza, Fabiyola, Christine, Lin, J.claude*, Generose, Julienne, Helene, Jacqueline, Aisha*, Immaculee, Athanase, Onorine, Faustin, Consolate, Ferdinand, Ernest*, Bernadette, Mariam, Nelly, Leocadie, Adeline, Fiston, Mwamini, Suzanne, Jeanine*, Marthe
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Julien Roland


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