A loan of $1,875 helped a member to buy a large quantity of food items (taros, beans, rice...) to cook and sell in her restaurant.


Dushirehamwe Group's story

Diane is part of the Dushirehamwe group and lives in Ngozi. She is 30 and married to Patrice, who is in the restaurant business. They have four children from the ages of 1 to 12. Two are in school.
She has been in the restaurant business for ten years.
This is her ninth loan with Turame. With this loan, she will increase her capital and buy a large quantity of food products (taros, beans, rice...) to cook and sell in her restaurant.
In the upcoming years, she would like to have her own boutique and see her children continue with their education.

In this group: Diane, Virginie, Spès, Bénigne, Shemsa, Stéphanie, Zainabu*, Léoncie, M. Goreth, Juliette, Ernest, Générose, Didace, Justine, Emelyne, Marcelline, Evariste, Adidja*, Alice, Jacqueline, Immaculée, Pascasie, Zacharie, Bénigne, J. Claude
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Christine Cooper


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