A loan of $2,875 helped a member to increase his capital and buy lots of clothes to resell so that he can earn more money.

Rama I Group's story

Apollinaire lives in Kayanza and is a member of the Rama I group. He is 50 years old and married to Judith, a grower. They have ten children. He cares for his nephew, who is in school.

He has been buying and selling clothes for 15 years now.

He is on his tenth loan through Turame. With the Kiva loan that he receives, he will increase his capital and buy lots of clothes to resell in order to earn more money.

In the years to come, he would like to have a good place to live and see his children lead good lives.

In this group: Florence, Appolinaire, Joséphine, Anésie, Liberate, Créscence, Candide, Consolate, Concilie, Léa, Eliézel, Emilienne, Calinie, Yacinthe, Gloriose, Joséphine*, Charlotte, Révérien, A. Marie, Julienne, Daphrose, Jacqueline, Goreth, Catheline, Goreth, Pascaline, Lydia, Libérate, Annociate, Minerve, Virginie, Aline, Adèle
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Holden Ferry

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