A loan of $2,600 helped a member to purchase video cassettes to resell and a camera (for work) and to increase his wife's capital.

Tureme Group's story

J. Marie is part of the group Tureme and lives in Bujumbura. He is 31 years old and married Alice, a tomato merchant. Together they have a 3-year-old child. He supports two orphans, who are students.

He has been a photographer for ten years.

He is on his second Turame loan. With the KIVA loan he is obtaining, he is going to increase his capital, purchase video cassettes to resell and a camera (for work), and increase her wife's capital, so as to earn more.

In the coming years, he would like to purchase a plot of land and to see his children pursue education.

In this group: Sakina, Jeanette, Françoise, Théodore, Inès, Marcelline, J. Marie, Bernard, Léocadie, Eric, Séraphine, Jean, Bélyse, Jeanette, Emmanuel, Jeanine, Fatu, Abdoul, A. Marie, A. Marie, Alice, Sylvèstre, M. Christine, Joseph, Fidèle, Aimée, Ashura, Tabu, Chantal, Lambert, Chantal, Ezéchiel, Fleury

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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