A loan of $4,975 helped a member to buy tomatoes, onions, and manioc.


Gateka Group's story

Sifora is a member of the Gateka Group and lives in Bujumbura. She is a widow and 58 years old. She takes care of four grandchildren. She has been in the business of tomatoes, onions, and manioc for 40 years. She is on her 13th loan with Turame. With this Kiva loan, she will increase her capital and buy a lot of tomatoes, onions, and manioc for resale to earn more. In the coming years, she would like to buy a mill or a car. She would also like to see her grandchildren study.

In this group: Sifora, Tatu, Hawa, Godes, Feza, Mariam, Mwajuma, Mediatrice

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Frances Hsieh


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