A loan of $3,900 helped a member to bolster her working capital and stock up on shoes to increase her sales and revenue.


Umushinge Group's story

Béatrice is a member of the group Umushinge and she lives in rural Bujumbura. She is 20 years old and married to a farmer named Janvier. They have a 1-year-old child.

Beatrice has been selling shoes for four years. This is her second loan cycle with Turame. She will use the credit to bolster her working capital and stock up on shoes to increase her sales and revenue.

In the coming years, she wants to import apparel from other countries. She also plans to support her child’s education.

In this group: Espérance, Sifa, Violette, Solange, Joséphine, Hélene, Espérance, Nadia, Bernadette, Béatrice, Roda, Laurent, Alphonsine, Asmani, Jacques, Estella, A. Marie, Aline, Annociate, Chantal, Francine, Dorcas, Estella, Louise, Ashura, Serges, Florence, Gérard, Mwagalwa, Malekela, Amida, Sophie, Salama, Odette, Kambaza, Blandine, Neema, Marciane, Chantal, Saidat, David, Emmanuel

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer


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