A loan of $2,875 helped a member to purchase a lot of cloth for sewing a lot of clothing to resell.


Shima Group's story

Emile is part of the group Shima and lives in Ruyigi. He is 43 years old and married to Petronie, a farmer. Together they have seven children, of whom five are students.

He has been a tailor by trade for eight years. He sells clothing, which he sews.

He is on his tenth loan with Turame. With this KIVA loan he is obtaining, he is going to increase his capital and purchase cloth to sewing many pieces of clothing, so as to earn more.

In this group: Léonie, Sylvane*, Goreth, Béatrice, Merveille, Béatrice, Joséphine, Sylvie, Réverien, Henriette, Jeanine, Eliane*, Donate, Jacques, Sandrine, Jonadine, Sandrine, Pascasie, Mélanie*, M. Goreth, Anitha, Mélancine, Goreth, Libérate, Stephanie, Capitoline, Emile, Fidela*, Annociate, Fidès*, Pascasie
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey


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