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Tubandanye Group
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Régine is a part of the Tubandanye group and lives in Ruyigi. She is 50 years old and is married to Sillas, who runs a resturant. She has been involved in the restaurant for three years.

Together they have six children, with two going to school.

She is on her 8th loan with Turame. With this Kiva-financed loan, she is going to increase her capital and buy a large quantity of staple foods (beans, onions, palm oil,...) to cook and sell in the restaurant to earn more income. Profits from this business will go towards supporting her family.
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Régine fait partie du groupe Tubandanye et habite à Ruyigi. Elle a 50 ans et est mariée à Sillas, commerçant de restaurant. Ensemble ils ont 6 enfants, dont 2 étudient.

Elle fait le commerce de restaurant depuis 3ans.

Elle est à son huitième crédit à Turame. Avec le crédit KIVA qu’elle obtient, elle va augmenter son capital et acheter une grande quantité de produits vivriers (haricot, oignon, huile de palme,…) à revendre cuits dans son restaurant, pour gagner plus.

Les gains de son commerce font vivre sa famille.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Burundi

  • $600
    Average annual income
  • 6
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    Burundi Loans Fundraising
  • $4,929,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,420.0
    Burundi Francs (BIF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Tubandanye Group's $2,375 loan helped a member to buy staple foods (beans, onions, palm oil,...) to use in her restaurant.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 9, 2012
Sep 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013