A loan of $1,725 helped a member to increase her capital and buy a large quantity of local beer to re-sell.


Bogorikivi Group's story

Emelyne belongs to the Bogorikivi group and lives in Gitega. She is 29 years old and married to Ernest, a farmer. The couple have four children, two of whom attend school.

Emelyne has been selling local beer for 11 years.

This is Emelyne's second loan from Turame. With this Kiva loan, she will increase her capital and buy a large quantity of local beer 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: Justine, Claudette, Domitile, Véronique, Jacqueline, Dieudonné, M. Spès, Béatrice, Joséphine, Médiatrice*, Constance, M. Chantal, Sylvane, Emelyne, Méthode, Candide*, Jeanine, Bernadine, Mélanie, Léa
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard


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