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Total loan: $2,125
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Girintege Group

Burundi
Cibitoke, Burundi / Food Production/Sales

A loan of $2,125 helped a member to buy a large quantity of bananas with which to make banana wine.


Girintege Group's story

Evelyne is a member of the Girintege group and lives in Cibitoke. She is 30 years old and married to Ernest, a retailer. The couple have 4 children, aged between 1 and 8, two of whom go to school. She has been selling banana wine for 10 years.

This is Evelyne's 1st loan from Turame. Her Kiva-sponsored loan will increase her capital and allow her to buy a large quantity of bananas with which to make banana wine for resale, so that she can earn more money. In the years ahead, she would like to have a different business and own a small shop. She would also like to see her children get an education.

In this group: Evelyne, Siphore, Alphonsine, Evelyne, Pascal, Pénine, Béatrice, Godelieve, Evelyne, Siphore, Marie, Irène, Olive, Odette, Aline, Rose, Aloys, Raheli, Joséphine, Penisi, Douce, Mauwa, Evelyne, Foibe, Félicité, Herginie, Patricie, Godelieve, Jean, Marcienne, Chantal
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Loan details

Loan length:

6 months
Disbursed date: September 19, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Turame Community Finance, a partner of World Relief and HOPE International

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Loan details

Loan length:

6 months
Disbursed date: September 19, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Turame Community Finance, a partner of World Relief and HOPE International