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Total loan: $3,550
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Abimumbiyehamwe Group

Burundi
Gitega, Burundi / Retail

A loan of $3,550 helped a member to buy beans, salt, and rice.


Abimumbiyehamwe Group's story

Jeannette is part of the Abibumbiyehamwe group and lives in Gitega. She is 30 years old and married to Ferdinand, a farmer. Together they have 5 children, aged 6 months to 9 years. She has traded in a shop (beans, salt, rice, etc.) for six months, initially selling local beer. Jeannette is on her twelfth loan with Turame. With this Kiva loan, she will increase her capital and buy many items for her shop (beans, salt, rice, etc.) to resell and earn more. The profits from her business will allow her to support her husband who runs a bike transport service.

In this group: Fidès, Jeanette, Menedore, Jeanne, Patrice, Virginie*, Joel, Mediatrice, Daphrose, Felicisme, Juvenal, Marie, Stéphanie, Goreth*, Jacqueline, Joséphine, Janvière, Poulla*, Capitoline, Nadia, Sylvestre, Jeanette, Honoré, Isidonie, Z.nadia, Appolonie, Gerthude, Love, Béatrice, Aurélie, Rénilde, Espérance, Triphonie, None, Claudine, Francine, Concilie
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Anika Lindemuth


Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: July 25, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Turame Community Finance, a partner of World Relief and HOPE International

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: July 25, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Turame Community Finance, a partner of World Relief and HOPE International