A loan of $450 helped to purchase various goods (packs of water, tomatoes, salt,...) to resell, so as to earn his living.


Gamaliel's story

Gamaliel is part of the group Dukure and is a victim of the fire at the central market of Bujumbura. He a client of Turame. He lives in Bujumbura. He is married to Cassilde. Together they have three children, from 1 to 7 years old, of whom one is a student.

Gamaliel used to do commerce in a variety of goods (packs of water, tomatoes, salt., …) at the central market of Bujumbura. He lost his merchandise, valued at 2,700,00 FBU ($1,725.29). Because of this, his construction work has been interrupted.

With the KIVA loan he is obtaining, he is going to build back his capital by purchasing various goods (packs of water, tomatoes, salt,…) to resell, so as to earn his living.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey



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