A loan of $2,900 helped a member to buy bananas to resell.


Nderagakura Group's story

Jeanine is part of the Nderagakura group and lives in Gitega. She is a 28-year-old widow with three children between the ages of 5 and 9. Two of her children are in school.

She has sold bananas for six years.

She is on her 18th loan with Turame. With this Kiva loan, she will increase her capital and buy a large quantity of bananas to resell to earn a profit.

With the profits from her business, she will be able to pay her children's school fees, take care of their health needs, and feed her family.

In this group: Sylvie, Mathias, Jeanine, Aline, Anastasie, Céline, Annociate, Donathe, Jeanine, Goreth, Ménédore, Pascasie, David*, Christine, Appolonie, Jacqueline, Daphrose, Hélène, Félicité, Emelyne, Espérance, J. Magnifique, Francine, Félicité, Sylvestre, Séraphine, Vestine, Rose, Chantal, A. Gérardine, Jeanette, Floride, Emmanuelline, Laurence, Arielle, J. Marie, Jacqueline, Pascasie
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Brianne S


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