A loan of $3,075 helped a member increase her capital and buy a large quantity of charcoal for resale so as to earn more.


Espoir Group's story

Libérate is part of the Espoir (Hope) group and lives in Bujumbura. She is married to Desire, an electrician, with whom she had six children aged 9 to 20 years, all attending school.

She has been in the charcoal retail business for the past 15 years.

She is on her fourth credit loan with Turame. Once the KIVA loan is obtained, she will increase her capital and buy a large amount of charcoal for resale so as to earn more.

In coming years, she would like to further her children's development through education.

In this group: Libérate, Générose, Evariste, Gloriose, Alexis, Cécile

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer René McConnell


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