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Mukundane Group
In this Group: Christine, Thérence*, J. Claude, Domithile, Dieudonné, Astère, Bernite, Berchmans
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Astère is a member of the Mukundane group and lives in Bujumbura. He is 33 years old and married to Emmanuella, a trader. Together they have two children, who are two and five years old. One of the children is in school.

Astère has been in the restaurant business for nine years and this is his fifth loan from Turame. This Kiva loan will increase his capital and enable him to buy a large quantity of rice, beans and palm oil to cook and resell in his restaurant, allowing him to earn more.

In the years to come, he would like to build his own house in Bujumbura and see his children go to school.
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Astère fait partie du groupe Mukundane et habite à Bujumbura. Il a 33 ans et est marié à Emmanuella, une commerçante. Ensemble ils ont 2 enfants, âgés de 2 à 5 ans, dont 1 étudie.

Il fait le commerce de restaurant depuis 9 ans.

Il est à son cinquième crédit à Turame. Avec le crédit KIVA qu’il obtient, il va augmenter son capital et acheter une grande quantité de riz, de haricot, d'huile de palme à revendre cuits dans son restaurant, pour gagner plus.

Dans les prochaines années, il voudrait construire sa propre maison à Bujumbura et voir ses enfants étudier.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Burundi

  • $600
    Average annual income
  • 2
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    Burundi Loans Fundraising
  • $4,929,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,559.0
    Burundi Francs (BIF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mukundane Group's $2,700 loan helped a member to increase his capital and buy a large quantity of rice, beans and palm oil to cook and sell in his restaurant to increase his income.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 2, 2013
May 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013