A loan of $2,200 helped a member to increase the amount of beignets [she] resells.

Dufashanye Group's story

Joselyne is a member of the Dufashanye group and lives in Gitega. She is 40 years old and is married to Pierre, a stockbreeder. Together they have 4 children, aged 3 to 8 years old.

Joselyne has been selling beignets for 5 years.

She is on her fourth loan with Turame. With this Kiva-financed loan, she is going to increase the amount of beignets [she] resells to earn more.

Thanks to the earnings from this business, Joselyne feeds, clothes, and takes care of her children. She also bought a plot of land for them.

In this group: Joyce, Floride, Thérèse, Anatholie, Jules, Gertrude, Josélyne, Léocadie, Roger, Léopoldine, Suavis, Claudine, Evelyne, Faustine, Odette, Tatiana, A. Marie, Placidie, Francine, J .médiatrice, Louise, A. Leilla*, Jeanne*, Moise*
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Lindsay Ferrara

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