A loan of $3,450 helped a member to increase her capital and buy a lot of shoes to re-sell.


Majambere Group's story

Georgette belongs to the Majambere group and lives in Gitega. She is 25 years old and married to Arthémon, a shoe salesman. The couple have two young children. Georgette has been selling shoes for one year. This is Georgette's first loan from Turame. With this Kiva loan, she will increase her capital and buy a lot of shoes to re-sell so that she can earn more money. In the not-so-distant future, she would like to buy a plot of land.

In this group: Appolonie, Léa, Illuminée, Gloriose, Triphonie, Virginie, M.germaine, Pascaline, Zeanide, Modeste, Estella*, Laurence, Marie, Salvator, M. Rose, Seconde, M. Suavis, M. Louise, Pélagie, Pascaline, Ancila, Anitha, Candide, Félicité, S. Virginie, Ancila, Alice, Odette, D. Consolate, G Célestine, S. Selemani, Juliette, Georgette, S Caritas, Alphled, Jeanine, Pulcherie, Annociate, Concilie, Etienne, Josephine
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard


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