A loan of $5,100 helped a member to purchase many cases of beer and lemonade to sell in his bistro.


Confiance Group's story

Berchmans belongs to the group Confiance and lives in Bujumbura. He is unmarried and 31 years old. He has been selling beer and lemonade for nine years.

He is on his second Turame loan. With this KIVA loan he is obtaining, he is going to increase his capital and purchase many cases of beer and lemonade to sell, so as to earn more.

In the coming years, he would like to become a wholesale merchandise selling beer and lemonade and to see his children go to school.

In this group: Nicélate, Pascaline, Désiré, Clautilde, Jeanne, Béatrice, Ildegonde, Célestin*, Estella, Francine, Jeanne, Juliette, Francine, Nadine, Eduine, Nalizadi, Jacqueline, Berchmans, Ferdinand, M. Thérèse, Mélanie, Marcelline, Marie*, Judith, M. Madaleine*, Ciza, Vital, Générose, Adelaide*, Chantal, Marcelline, Charlotte*, Adidja, Nadine, Bernadette, J. Marie, Adèle, Désiré, Nepomuscène, Francine
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey


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