A loan of $4,175 helped a member to buy many clothes to resell.


Dusabimana Group's story

Virginie is a member of the Dusabimana group and lives in Gitega. She is 36 years old and is married to Nestor, a clothes and soap retailer. Together they have 5 children, 3 of whom go to school. Virginie has [also] been selling clothes and soap for 9 years.

Virginie is on her 11th loan with Turame. With this Kiva-financed loan, she is going to increase her capital and buy a lot of clothes to resell, in order to earn more.

In the coming years, she would like to build a shop in town.

In this group: Godeberthe, Virginie, Imelde*, Joséphine, Claudine, Concilie, Angèle, Pauline, Immaculée, Joseph, Mondaine, Créscence, Spès*, Virginie, Savere, Marcienne, Joseph, Raimunda, Protais, Félicité, Béatrice, Fidès, Joseph, Christine, Cyprien*, Léonie, Suavis, Léa*, Emmanuelle, Irène, Onésime, Charlotte, Libérate*, Imelde, Félicité, Pascasie, Mondaine, Béatrice, Evelyne, Véronique, Clothilde, Rosette
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Lindsay Ferrara



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