A loan of $2,300 helped a member to increase his capital and purchase chemical fertilizers for resale.

Dukore I Group's story

Jean lives in Gitega and is a member of the Dukore I Group. He is 34 years old and is married to his wife Nadine, a farmer. Together they have three children, two of whom attend school. John also has another young girl as his dependent.

Jean has been selling rice and beans in his shop for the past 15 years. He is currently on his seventeenth loan with Turame. With the loan he receives from Kiva, Jean plans to increase his capital and purchase chemical fertilizers. These he will resell to earn additional income.
In the coming years, Jean would like build a house in town as he hopes to earn a large income.

In this group: Jean, Viola, Médiatrice, Aline, Pulcherie, Imelde, Céléstine, Spès, M. Y Vette, Consolatte, Félicité*, Philomène, Léonie*, Spès*, Laurence, Fébronie*, Odette, Anitha, Antoinette*, M. Rose, Bella, Spéciose, Rénilde, M. Rose, Chantal, Glaciose, Espérance, Daphrose, Pascasie, Consolate, Mélchior, Aline*
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Jane Coe

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