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Kunda Yehova Group
In this Group: Générose, Françoise, Véronique, Sifa, Hélène
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.
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Françoise fait partie du groupe Kunda Yahova et habite à Bujumbura. Elle a 42 ans et est mariée à Pascal, un commerçant de sacs en plastique. Ensemble ils ont 3 enfants, âgés de 14 à 20 ans.

Elle fait le commerce de sacs en plastique depuis 10 ans.

Elle est à son treizième crédit à Turame. Avec le crédit KIVA qu’elle obtient, elle va augmenter son capital et acheter beaucoup de sacs en plastique à revendre pour gagner plus.

Dans les prochaines années, elle voudrait que ses enfants étudient et que chacun ait une parcelle construite.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

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About Burundi

  • $600
    Average annual income
  • 2
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    Burundi Loans Fundraising
  • $4,898,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,521.0
    Burundi Francs (BIF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Kunda Yehova Group's $2,250 loan helped a member to increase her capital and buy a large quantity of plastic bags to resell and make more money.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 5, 2012
Jan 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013