A loan of $4,000 helped a member to increase her capital and purchase a large quantity of bananas to sell, in order to earn more.


Cubwenge Ii Group's story

Immaculée is a member of the Cubwenge Group and lives in Gitega. She is 32 years old and is married to Felix, a shopkeeper. Together, they have four children, two of whom attend school.

Immaculée has been selling bananas for 20 years. She is on her second loan from Turame. With the Kiva loan she will obtain, she is going to increase her capital and purchase a large quantity of bananas to sell in order to earn more.

The profits from her business allow her to meet familial needs (food, healthcare, etc.).

In this group: P. Claver, Anastasie, Béatrice, Jacqueline, Lyduine*, Mélanie, Jeanne, Béatrice, Régine, Emilienne, Joséphine, Viola, Immaculée, Mélanie, Marie, Marie, S. Caritas, Candide, M. Goreth, M. Rose, M. Eliane, Béatrice, Joséphine, Séraphine, Cassilde, Spéciose, Philomène, Alice, A. Marie, Evelyne, Elisabeth, Immaculée, Viola, Marguerite, Pélagie*, Spès, Bénoit, E. Abraham, M. Therèse, Evelyne, Sylvie, Spès, J. Marie, Pétronille, M. Rose
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Jessalyn Pinneo


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