A loan of $2,275 helped a member to increase the quantity of beignets she sells and earn a higher income.


Dufashanye Group's story

Joselyne is member of the Dufashanye Group and lives in Gitega. She is 43 years old and is married to Astère, who is the pastor of a church. Together they have four children, all of whom attend school.

Joselyne has been selling beignets for the past eight years. She is currently on her fourth loan cycle with Turame. With the loan she receives from KIVA, Joselyne will be able to increase the quantity of beignets she sells and earn a higher income. The income she earns will allow Joselyne to purchase clothing for her children and to pay their school fees.

In this group: Joyce, M. Jeanne, Louise, Josélyne, Léocadie, Léopoldine, Suavis, Faustine, Odette, Tatiana, Placide, A. Marie, Mussa, Jules, Fatu, Anitha, Agrippine*, Françoise, Rosette, Francine, Evelyne, Ciza
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Jane Coe


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