A loan of $3,650 helped a member to increase his capital and buy a large quantity of Primus, Amstel and lemonade drinks, to resell to make more.


Umwete Group's story

Diomède is part of the group Umwete and lives in Bujumbura. He is 37 years old and is married to Yvonne, a seamstress. Together they have 4 children, aged from 3 to 11 years old.

He has been selling Primus, Amstel and lemonade drinks for 4 years.

He is on his seventh loan with Turame. With the Kiva loan that he receives, he is going to increase his capital and buy a large quantity of Primus, Amstel and lemonade drinks, to resell to make more.

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

In this group: Diomède, Bonaventure, Ferdinand, Bankinyakamwe, Epaphras

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer S Mason


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