A loan of $2,250 helped a member to increase her capital and buy a large quantity of plastic bags to resell and make more money.


Kunda Yehova Group's story

Françoise belongs to the Kunda Yahova group and lives in Bujumbura. She is 42 years old and married to Pascal, who buys and sells plastic bags. They have three children together, ranging from 14 to 20 years of age.

She has been selling plastic bags for the past ten years and is on her 13th loan from Turame. With her KIVA loan she is going to increase her capital and buy a large quantity of plastic bags so that she can earn more money.

In the coming years she would like her children to study and to each have a built-on piece of land.

In this group: Générose, Françoise, Véronique, Sifa, Hélène
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alison Le Bras


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