A loan of $2,025 helped a member to increase his capital and buy multiple bags of charcoal for resale, in order to earn more.


Tunamerimwe Group's story

Fulgence belongs to the "Tunamerimwe" group and lives in Gitega. He is 34 years old and married to Karirekinyana, a charcoal merchant. Together, they have one child, aged 15, who is in school.

He has two children from his extended family in his care.

He has run a business selling charcoal for ten years.

He is on his 14th loan with Turame. With the Kiva loan he obtains, he is going to increase his capital and buy multiple bags of charcoal for resale, in order to earn more.

The profit from his business allows him to provide for his family.

In this group: Béatrice, Mélanie, Alvera, M.roselyne, Evelyne, Monfort, Placide, Charlotte, M. Francine*, Spéciose, Libère, Jeanette, Josélyne, Evelyne, Fulgence, Sylvie, Etienne, Philomène, Laurence, Floride, Cécile, Noёlla, Béate, Jacqueline, Jeanne, Yvette
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer


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