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Total loan: $3,225
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Umwete I Group

Burundi
Gitega, Burundi / General Store

A loan of $3,225 helped a member to increase her capital and to buy various goods (soaps, matches,...) to resell in her shop.


Umwete I Group's story

Antoinette is part of the group Umwete I and lives in Gitega. She is 45 years old and married to Bernard, a shopkeeper (soaps, matches,…) Together they have seven children, of whom three are in school.

She has been a shopkeeper for twenty years.

She is on her tenth loan with Turame. With this KIVA loan she is obtaining, she is going to increase her capital and buy various goods (soaps, matches,…) to resell in her shop, so as to earn more.

In the next few years, she would like to see her customer base grow.

In this group: Laurette, Aline, Melanie, Agnès, Consolate, Eusebie
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey


Loan details

Loan length:

10 months
Disbursed date: July 31, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Turame Community Finance, a partner of World Relief and HOPE International

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Loan details

Loan length:

10 months
Disbursed date: July 31, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Turame Community Finance, a partner of World Relief and HOPE International