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Total loan: $4,700
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Ukweli Group


A loan of $4,700 helped a member to increase her capital and buy a large quantity of sewing materials (string, lining, polyester, etc.) to resell to earn a profit.


Ukweli Group's story

Amida is a part of the Ukweli group and lives in Bujumbura. She is 35 and married to Kitete, a civil servant. They have five children together, between the ages of 5 and 15, all of whom attend school.

She has been selling sewing materials for 10 years.

She is on her twelfth loan with Turame. With the KIVA loan she is receiving, she is going to increase her capital and buy a large quantity of sewing materials (string, lining, polyester, etc.) to resell to earn a profit.

In the coming years, she would like to build her own house and send her children to school.

In this group: Safi , Hassani, Pili, Bawili, Charlotte, Joha, Amida
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sherry W.


Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: November 13, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Turame Community Finance, a partner of World Relief and HOPE International

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: November 13, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Turame Community Finance, a partner of World Relief and HOPE International