A loan of $3,075 helped a member to purchase a lot of clothing to resell.

Ubumwe Group's story

Nestor belongs to the group Ubumwe and lives in Bujumbura. He is 53 years old and married to Jeanne, a farmer. Together they have four children, from 2 to 23 years old, who are all students.

Nestor has been doing commerce in clothing for five years. He is on his fourth Turame loan. With this KIVA loan he is obtaining, he is going to increase his capital and purchase a lot of clothing to resell, so as to earn more.

In the coming years, he would like to purchase a sewing machine and to see his children go to school.

In this group: Christine, Vénérand*, Ernest, Adelaide*, Athanase, Emmanuella, Eric*, Viator, Odette, Nestor, Sylvestre, Claver, Rémegie, Sévérin, Jacqueline, Léonard, Gilbert, Jean, Anitha*, Anicette, Yvette*, Béatrice, Nicodème, Jonas, Vital, Nestor, Florence, Vianey
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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