A loan of $3,550 helped a member to increase his capital and buy a large quantity of rice to resell and make more money.


Kunama Group's story

J. Bosco belongs to the Kunama group and lives in Cibitoke. He is 35 years old and married to Espérance, a farmer. They have four children together, whose ages range from two to 11 years old; two of them attend school.

He has been a rice trader for the past five years and is on his fourth loan from Turame. With the KIVA loan he is granted he is going to increase his capital and buy a large quantity of rice to resell and make more money.

In the coming years he would like to do livestock farming, build his own house and also see his children study.

In this group: Christine, Nelie, Gervais, Véronique, Charlotte, Etienne, Claudine, J. Bosco, Evelyne, Nelie, Claude, Chantal, A. Marie*, Marie, Vanessa, Dorothee, François, Josélyne, Claudine, Francine, Léa, Oswald, Evelyne, Elisha, Eugénie, Estella*, Nadia, Augustin
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alison Le Bras


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