A loan of $2,025 helped a member to increase his capital and buy a large quantity of sewing materials (thread, buttons,...), to resell to make more.


Itange Group's story

Oscar is part of the group Itange and lives in Bujumbura. He is 38 years old and is married to Ntakirutimana, a seamstress. Together they have 3 children, aged from 3 to 6 years old.

He has a sewing workshop and has been selling sewing supplies for 13 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 sewing materials (thread, buttons,...), to resell to make more.

In the coming years, he would like to buy a plot of land and a car for his trips. Moreover, he would like his children to be in good health and lead a better life.

In this group: Oscar, Janvier, Simeon

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer S Mason


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