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Eric is a member of Bikorwavyimana Group. He's one of the victims of the fire at the Central Market in Bujumbura. He's been a client of Kiva's partner, Turame, for five years. He lives in Bujumbura and is married to Godelieve.

He used to sell cloths (hand towels, tablecloths, sheets, …) at the Central Market in Bujumbura. He lost merchandise valued at BIF 5'800'000 (ca US$ 3700) in the fire.

With this Kiva loan, he will rebuild his working capital and buy cloths (hand towels, tablecloths, sheets, …) to resell, in order to continue making a living.
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Eric fait partie du groupe Bikorwavyimana et est un des victimes de l’incendie du marché central de Bujumbura. Il est client de Turame depuis 5ans. Il habite à Bujumbura. Il est marié à Godelieve.

Il faisait le commerce des habits (essuie-mains, nappes de table, draps,…) au marché central de Bujumbura. Elle a perdu des marchandises d’une valeur de 5 800 000FBU (3718,02 $) par l’incendie.

Avec le crédit KIVA qu’il obtient, il va reconstituer son capital en achetant des habits (essuie-mains,nappes de table, draps,…), à revendre pour continuer de gagner sa vie.

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  • $600
    Average annual income
  • 1
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  • $4,898,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,560.0
    Burundi Francs (BIF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Eric to buy cloths (hand towels, tablecloths, sheets).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 28, 2013
Mar 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2014