A loan of $3,325 helped a member buy food products (beans, sweet potatoes, palm oil) to cook and resell in his restaurant.


Tunagurane Group's story

Salvator is part of the Tunagurane group and lives in Gitega. He is 44 years old and married to Josephine, a beignet seller. Together they have eight children. The youngest is in primary school and the oldest is in secondary school,

He has worked in the restaurant business of six years.

This is his first loan from Turame. With the KIVA loan he obtains, he is going to increase his capital and buy food products (beans, sweet potatoes, palm oil) to cook and resell in his restaurant, to earn more.

Thanks to the gains from his business, he provides for his family's health costs and buys their clothing and food. He has already purchased a goat.

In this group: Vestine, Nadine, Antoinette, Louise, Fidès, Rosette*, Josélyne, Dorothée, L.paula, Agathe, Odette, Pierre, Jeanne, M. Goreth, Félicité, M. Rose, A. Viola*, Odette*, Gloriose*, S. Natacha, Odette, G. Jacqueline*, M. Rose, Immaculée, Salvator, Bélyse, M. Josée, Georgette, Adelaide, Concilie, E Sandrine, Sylvie, Elisabeth, Espérance, Jeanine, Goreth, Pascasie, Dorothée, S. Caritas, Francine, Emmanuelline*
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer


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