A loan of $2,800 helped a member to increase his capital and buy a large quantity of beans and rice to resell in his shop, to make more.


Mwizero Ii Group's story

Fabien is part of the group Mwizero II and lives in Bujumbura. He is 42 years old and is married to Esther, a farmer. Together they have 8 children, aged from 1 to 18 years old, of whom 5 study.

He has been a shopkeeper for 4 years.

He is on his third loan with Turame. With the Kiva loan that he is receiving, he is going to increase his capital and buy a large quantity of beans and rice to resell in his shop, to make more.

In the coming years, he would like to buy a plot of land for his children and see his children study.

In this group: Pascasie, Espérance, Violette, Fabien, Edidia, Scholasia, Espérance, Joselyne, Pontien, Phoїce, Chantal, Francine*, Honorate, Aline, Faustin, Georges, Jacqueline, Georgette, Laurent, Zabulon, Alphonsine, Béatrice, Eric, Anitha, Emmelancienne, Jeanine, Vincent, Révérien, J. Claude, Albert, J. Marie, Emmanuel, J. Claude
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer S Mason


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