A loan of $650 helped rebuild her capital and stock up on staple foods (onions, potatoes etc) for resale in order to continue making a living.


Gloriose's story

Gloriose is a member of the Remesha group. She is one of the people who have suffered losses during the fire in the Bujumbura central market. She has been a customer of Turame for six years. She lives in Bujumbura. Her husband’s name is Cyrille. She sells staple foods (onions, potatoes etc) at the Bujumbura central market. She has lost merchandise in the value of 3,000,000 FBU (US $1923.11) in the fire.
At some point she had planned to import her products from Rwanda.

With this Kiva loan, she will rebuild her capital and stock up on staple foods (onions, potatoes etc) for resale in order to continue making a living.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S



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