A loan of $4,175 helped a member to increase her business capital and to purchase a large quantity of items for her shop (soap, rice, beans, sugar, etc.) in order to earn more income.


Twiteriteka Group's story

Josélyne is a member of the Twiteriteka group and lives in Gitega. She is 29 years old and married to Janvier, a shopkeeper. Together they have 4 children, ages 1 to 8, two of whom are enrolled in school. Josélyne has operated a shop (soap, rice, beans, sugar, etc.) for the last 5 years. This is her ninth loan with Turame.

With the Kiva loan that she will receive, Josélyne will increase her business capital and will purchase a large quantity of items for her shop (soap, rice, beans, sugar, etc.) in order to resell them, so that she can earn more income.

In this group: Jacqueline, Chantal, Consolate, Josélyne, Dorothée, Imelde, Espérance, Cécile, Imelde, Dismas, Consolate, Espérance, Calinie, Adelphine, Frédérique, Médiatrice, Aline, Agnès, Virginie, Médiatrice, Adelaide, Virginie, Berchmans, Sylvie, Médiatrice, Capitoline, Gloriose, Gaudence, Spéciose, Odette, Estella, M.languide, Helmes, Triphonie, Virginie, Revanice, Joséphine, Faustine, J.pascal*, Claver
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Stephanie Long Phillips


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