A loan of $3,150 helped a member to increase her capital and buy a lot of bananas, so that she can prepare a large quantity of banana beer to sell and earn more.


Turwanyubujuju Group's story

Léa is part of the Turwanyubujuju group, and lives in Gitega. She is 52 years of age and married to Déo, who sells banana beer. Together they have six children, four of whom are at school. Léa looks after one child, and has worked selling banana beer for 25 years.

This is Léa’s 11th loan from Turame. With the Kiva loan she has applied for, she will increase her capital and buy a lot of bananas, so that she can prepare a large quantity of banana beer to sell and earn more.

In this group: Cassilde, A. Concilie*, Fidèle, Hilde, Léocadie, Consolate, Léa, Capitoline, Concilie, Joseph, Dorothée*, Espérance, Félicité, Romaine, Véronique, Béatrice, Languide, Godeberthe, Félicité, Liduine*, Donatela, Asterie, Amélie, S. Venantie*, Evelyne, Cornalie, Floride*, Sylvère, Godelieve*, Rénilde, Jeanine, Marie*, Jeanine, Anitha, Venant*, Vénerande, Cornalie, Odette, Annociate, Alice
*not pictured

Translator profile picture

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Paul Lambert


Loan details


Lenders and lending teams



Loan details