A loan of $2,375 helped a member to buy staple foods (beans, onions, palm oil,...) to use in her restaurant.


Tubandanye Group's story

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.

In this group: Regine, Candide, Mertrime, Firmin, Esperance, Felix, Florence
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Lindsay Ferrara


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