A loan of $3,425 helped a member to increase his capital and buy lots of cellphones intended for resale in order to earn more money.


Baraka Group's story

Bienvenue lives in Bujumbura and is a member of the Baraka group. He is 30 years old and married to a shopkeeper named Nadia. They have four children, ages 1 to 11, three of whom go to school.

He has been selling cellphones and chargers for five years now.

This is his fifth loan from Turame. With the KIVA loan that he receives, he will increase his capital and buy lots of cellphones intended for resale in order to earn more money.

In the coming years, he would like to import products from Dubai and see his children learning in school.

In this group: Fatuma, Béatrice, Tatu, Zainabu, Djalia, Alima, Zuhura, Zamda, Bienvenue, Elias, Eric, Mwanayidi, Zayana, Mami, Zabibu, Jean, Révérien, Pélagie, Evariste, Zainabu, Omar F., Ashura, Zubeda, Evelyne, Shela, Pamphile, Superio, Amili, Aisha, Célestin

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Holden Ferry


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