A loan of $2,025 helped a member to buy many shoes to resell.

Umuteramyi Group's story

Médar is part of the group Umuteramyi and lives in Bujumbura. He is 31 years old and married to Janvière, a shoe seller. Together they have two children, 3 and 5 years old, of whom one is in school.

He has been doing commerce in shoes for a year.

This is his first loan with Turame. With this KIVA loan he is obtaining, he is going to increase his capital and buy many shoes to resell, so as to earn more.

In the next few years, he would like to buy his own plot of land and build a house on it. He would also like to see his children go to school, graduate, and achieve the goal of being employed.

In this group: J.paul, Isaї, Odette, Marcelline*, Speciose, M. Clemence, Aline, A.marie, Belyse, Nadine, Francine, Françoise, Angeline, Immaculée, A. Marie, Célenie, Donavine, Joselyne, Donissa, Médar, Annick, Emmanuelline, Elisabeth, Philbert, Odette, Caritas, David, Ibrahim, Yvette, Patrick
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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