A loan of $1,500 helped a member to buy a large amount of staple foods to be prepared and sold in her restaurant.


Niyongabo Group's story

Léa is a member of the Niyongabo group and lives in Bujumbura. She is 29 years old and is married to Norbert, who sells meats. Together they have 3 children, aged 6 to 12 years old. Léa has been in the restaurant business ([selling] rice, beans, palm oil...) for ten years. This is her sixth loan with Turame. With this Kiva financed loan, she is going to increase her capital and buy a large amount of staple foods (rice, beans, palm oil,...) to cook and resell in her restaurant.

In this group: Shabani, Riziki, Léa, Joséphine, Espérance
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Lindsay Ferrara


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