A loan of $3,000 helped a member to increase her capital and buy a large quantity of dry cassava root to resell and earn more.


Vyose N'imana Group's story

A. Marie is a part of the Vyose n’Imana group and lives in Bujumbura. He is single and 26 years old. She has a 5-year-old child. She lives with her parents. She has been selling dry cassava root for 5 years. She is on her fifth loan with Turame. With the KIVA loan that she is getting, she is going to increase her capital and buy a large quantity of dry cassava root to resell and earn more. In the coming years, she would like to buy her own plot of land and send her child to school.

In this group: A. Marie, Cécile, Cécile, Françoise, Rose, Immaculée, Justine, Ikando*, Scholastique
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sherry W.


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