A loan of $1,600 helped a member increase her working capital and buy a lot of cows for resell to earn more.


Imigisha Group's story

Calenie is a member of the Imigisha group and lives in Gitega. She is 40 years-old and is married to Roger, a cow seller. Together they have six children, four of them attend school. She has been selling cows for the last 15 years. This is her tenth loan with Turame. With the Kiva loan she will get, she will increase her working capital to buy a lot of cows for resell in order to earn more. With the profit from her business, she provides for the food, the health needs of her family and pays for the schooling fees.

In this group: Calenie, Odette, Bernadette, Roger, Claudine
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Veronique Fourment


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