A loan of $4,825 helped a member to increase his capital and to buy various items such as beans, rice, salt, etc. to sell in order to earn more.

Itezimbere Group's story

Déo is a member of the Itezimbere group. He lives in Gitega. He is 48 years old and married to Sylvie, a farmer. Together they have six children, three of whom attend school.
His has a shop where he has been selling beans, rice, salt, etc, for 30 years.
He is on his second loan with Turame. With the KIVA loan he is receiving he is going to increase his working capital and buy various items such as beans, rice, and salt, etc, in order to earn more money.
The profits from his business will allow him to meet the needs of his family, such as food and healthcare.

In this group: Déo, Désiré, Francine, Pancras, Luminate, Judith, Odette, Angèle, Léocadie, Constance, Suzane, Sylvie, Mathilde, Pascasie, Gérard, Margurite, Luminate, J.françoise, Philomène, Léocadie, Josélyne, Thérèse, Yolande, Pascasie, Marcienne, Acqueline, Immaculée, Manounne, Life, Colette, Claudine, Bernedette, Caritas, Godeberthe*, Christine, Gerthude, Constance, Libérate, Concilie*, M. Rose, Judith, Béatrice, N. Odette, Evelyne, Marie
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Shannon Arnold

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