A loan of $400 helped replenish her capital by buying shoes and clothes for resale to continue to earn a living.


A. Marie's story

A. Marie is part of the Dukoreneza group and is one of the victims of the fire at the central market in Bujumbura. She has been a client of Turame since 2006. She lives in Bujumbura. She is married to Charles with whom she had eight children, whose ages range from 7 to 24 years, including seven who attend school.

She traded in clothes at the central market in Bujumbura. She lost goods worth 700,000 FBU (447,21 $) due to the fire.

She is currently finding it difficult to pay her children's tuition fees.

With the KIVA credit loan she obtains, she will replenish her capital by buying clothes for resale, to continue to earn a living.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer René McConnell



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