A loan of $3,100 helped a member to buy a large amount of beer for resale and some goats for slaughter, so that she can sell the meat.


Itange Group's story

The Itange group is made up of 7 women. In the picture, Léoncie and Générose are represented by their respective husbands, Tharcisse and Sylvain.

Yvonne, the group representative, lives in Ngozi. She is 53 years old and married to François, a retailer and farmer. The couple have 2 children aged 15 and 25, one of whom attends school. She is also taking care of 2 orphans. She sells Primus beer and lemonade, and is also a farmer. This is her 10th loan from Turame. Her Kiva-sponsored loan will increase her capital and enable her to buy a large amount of beer for resale and some goats for slaughter, so that she can sell the meat and earn more.

In this group: Jeanine, Leoncie, Yvonne, Jeanette, Annociate, Anastasie, Generose

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer


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