A loan of $3,175 helped a member to increase her capital and buy many cases of beer and soda for resale, in order to earn more.


Twitezimbere Group's story

Consolate belongs to the "Twitezimbere" group and lives in Gitega. She is 59 years old and married to Nkunzimana, a civil servant. Together, they have three children, aged 14 through 19, all of whom are in school. She also takes care of her brother, who intends to attend automotive school. She has run a business selling mass-produced beer and soda for twelve years. She is on her 18th loan with Turame. With the Kiva loan she obtains, she is going to increase her capital and buy several cases of beer and soda for resale in order to earn more. The profit from her business allow her to succeed in life and prepare for her children's future.

In this group: Tharcisse, Consolate, Consolate, Généviève, Patricie, Mathilde, Bernadette, Ménédore, Caritas, Frédiane, Espérance, Philomène, Immaculée*, Daphrose, Marcelline, Christella, Evelyne*, Renée, Evelyne, Espérance, Karamanda, Marcelline, Viateur, Magnifique, Cyprien*, P.odette, Constance, Mariane, Pascasie, Consolate
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer


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