A loan of $1,100 helped a member buy clothes and shoes to resell.

Shima Ii Group's story

Oda is a member of the Shima II group and has been a client of Turame for six years. She is 56 years old, lives in Bujumbura, and is a widow. She has eight children. She also takes care of a student.

Oda was a supplier of clothes and shoes in the Bujumbura central market. [However], she was one of the victims of the fire there [recently] and lost merchandise worth 1,500,000 BIF. With this Kiva loan, she is going to restore her capital by buying clothes and shoes to resell, so she can continue earning a living.

In this group: Oda, Rufina

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Lindsay Ferrara

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