A loan of $3,375 helped a member to increase her capital and buy a large quantity of clothing for resale in order to earn more.

Irembo Group's story

Cassilde belongs to the "Irembo" group and lives in Bujumbura. She is 47 years old and married to Laurent, a merchant. Together, they have six children, whose ages range from 8 to 20, and all of whom are students.
She takes care of four orphans who are students.
She has run a business selling clothes for 20 years.
She is on her fourth loan with Turame. With the Kiva loan she obtains, she is going to increase her capital and buy lots of clothing for resale in order to earn more.
In the coming years, she would like to see her children study and be able to feed the family and pay the rent.

In this group: Générose, Yolande, Pascasie, Daniel, Vénérande, Capitoline, Charlotte, Candide, Espérance, Charlotte, Jeanne*, Mireille, Rénilde, Alice, Annociate, Julienne, Richard, Cassilde, Rénilde*, Colette*, Grâce, Yollande, Marie, Rébecca, Godefride, Tito, Floride
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer

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