A loan of $1,350 helped a member to buy clothing for resale.


Igirubuntu Group's story

Aline is a member of the Igirubuntu group and one of the victims of the fire at the Central Market of Bujumbura. She has been a client of Turame for 5 years. She lives in Bujumbura and is married to Honoré. The couple have 5 children, aged between 5 and 22 years old.

She used to sell clothing at the Bujumbura Central Market. She has lost merchandise worth 5 000 000 francs ($ 3205,18) because of the fire. Her Kiva-sponsored loan will allow her to rebuild her capital by buying clothing for resale, so that she can continue to earn a living.

In this group: Jeanine, Aline, Justin
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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