A loan of $3,200 helped a member to increase her capital and buy a large quantity of bananas in order to prepare many liters of banana wine and make more money.


Bizoza Group's story

Spéciose is a member of the Bizoza group and she lives in Gitega. She is 38 years old and married to Serges, who works in a small retail shop selling rice, beans, soap etc. Together they have five children whose ages range between 6 and 16. Three of their children go to school.

Spéciose has been selling banana wine for fourteen months.

This is her fifth loan with Turame. Her loan from Kiva will allow her to increase her capital and to buy a large quantity of bananas with which she will prepare many liters of banana wine for resale, in order to make more money.

With the profits from her business, she will perfectly be able to pay for her children's school fees.

In this group: Tharcisse, Frédérique, Floride, Vestine, Gaudence, Caritas, M. Goreth, Emmanuel*, Pauline, Géneviève, Libérate, Gloriose, Daphrose, Adelin, Spès, M. Goreth, Pélagie, Aline, M. Rose, Capitoline, Innocent, Sylvie*, Micheline, Rébecca, R. Goreth, Dyna*, Jeanine*, Patrice, Dieudonné, Séraphine, Jacqueline, Spès, Josepha, Céline, Jeanne, Espérance, Médiatrice, Consolate, Evelyne, Virginie, Spès, Spéciose, Flora
*not pictured

Translator profile picture

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan


Loan details


Lenders and lending teams



Loan details