A loan of $3,125 helped a member to increase her capital and buy a large quantity of bananas to make many liters of banana wine for resale.


Dushirukumwete Group's story

Jacqueline is a member of the Dushirukumwete group and she lives in Gitega. She is 38 years old and married to Elias, a banana wine seller. They have three children together.

Jacqueline has been selling banana wine for 20 years.

This is her eleventh loan with Turame. With the loan obtained from Kiva, she will increase her capital and buy a large quantity of bananas to make many liters of banana wine for resale, in order to make more money.

In the coming years, she hopes to make large profits. She plans to buy a large piece of land and have a nice house to live in.

In this group: Protais*, Jacqueline, Léoncie, Pascasie, Suzane, Elisabeth, Janvière, Gerthude, Joséphine, Jacqueline, Virginie, Faustine, Léoncie*, Marthe, Brigitte, Egide, Séraphine*, Nicaise, Cornalie, Elisabeth, Rosette, Gaudence, Léonidas, Concilie, Gaudence*, Immaculée, Annociate*, Béatrice, Jacqueline, Pascaline, Béatrice*, Concilie, Modeste, Capitoline, Jacqueline
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan


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