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Total loan: $650
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Mediatrice

Burundi
Bujumbura, Burundi / Hardware

A loan of $650 helped to purchase store items (sticky paper, saws, padlocks,...) to continue earning her living.


Mediatrice's story

Médiatrice is part of the group Gateka and is one of the victims of the fire at the Bujumbura Central Market. She has been a client of Turame since 2006. She lives in Bujumbura and is married to Ibrahim. Together they have four children, from 8 to 15 years old.

She used to do commerce in palm oil at the Bujumbura Central Market. In the fire, she lost her merchandise, worth 1,300,000 FBU ($830.54) in value.

With the KIVA loan she is obtaining, she is going to purchase some store items (sticky paper, saws, padlocks,…) for her shop located in another market in Bujumbura, so as to continue earning her living.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey


Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: February 21, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Turame Community Finance, a partner of World Relief and HOPE International

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: February 21, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Turame Community Finance, a partner of World Relief and HOPE International