A loan of $3,275 helped a member to increase his business capital and to purchase several cases of beer to resell in order to increase his income.


Bintumwa Group's story

Anatole is a member of the Bintumwa group and lives in Gitega. He is 32 years old and married to Concilie, a flour shopkeeper. Together they have 4 children, from ages 1 to 8, one of whom attends school. Anatole has been in the beer business for 5 years. This is his eleventh loan with Turame. With the Kiva loan that he obtains, he will increase his business capital and buy several cases of beer to resell in order to increase his income. The profit from Anatole's business has allowed him to purchase land to cultivate.

In this group: Justine*, Anésie, Illuminée, Consolate, M.rose, Magnifique*, Jeanette, Anatole, Rosalie, Suavis, Josélyne, Suzanne*, Floride, Jérôme, Jeanne, Honoré, Nadine, Pascasie, Odette, Espérance, M Chantal, Divine, Gilberte, Caritas*, Chantal, Jeanine, Daphrose, Suzanne, Félicité, Espérance, Immaculee, Appolinaire, Jeanette, Agnès, Jacqueline, Sifa, Thérese, Rose, Josélyne, Génévieve, Espérance, Daphrose, Josiane, Spès
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Stephanie Long Phillips


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