A loan of $2,225 helped a member to increase his capital and buy lots of shoes to resell so that he can earn more money.


Intatana Group's story

Joseph lives in Bujumbura and is a member of the Intatana group. He is 34 years old and married to Mireille. They have four children, ages 1 month to 10 years. Two of their children are in school.

He has been buying and selling used shoes for 14 years.

He is on his sixth loan through Turame. He will use the KIVA loan to increase his capital and buy lots of shoes to resell so that he can earn more money.

In the coming years, he would like to expand his business and import products from Europe.

In this group: Albert, Joseph, Pascasie, Estella, Aline, Viateur
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Holden Ferry


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