A loan of $3,650 helped a member to buy a lot of soap, salt, and sugar.

Tubumuco Group's story

Saidi is a part of the Tubumuco group and lives in Ngozi. He is 52 years old and is married to Amida, a shopkeeper. Together they have eight children, aged from 7 to 27 years old; all go to school.

Saidi has been a selling rice, soap, salt, sugar, etc. for three years in a shop. He is on his second loan with Turame. With this Kiva loan, he is going to increase his capital and buy a lot of soap and a large quantity of salt and sugar [that he will] resell and earn more.

In the years to come, he would like to buy a vehicle and see his children [continue to] go to school.

In this group: Marguerite*, Donatienne, Christine, Etienne, Marie*, Yvonne, Violette, Agrippine, Jacqueline, Adidja, Eugenie, Bernard, J. Bosco, Alexandrine*, Vénérande, Pascasie, Francine, Claudette*, Jacqueline*, Philomène, J D'arc*, Saidi, Laurence, Alphonsine, Francine, Marie, Félicité, Pascasie, Godelieve, Christine, Athanasie, Marie, Espérance, Jacqueline, Euphrasie, Marie, Espérance, Odette*, Béatrice, Spéciose*, Etienne, Marie, Pascasie, Générose, Pascasie*
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Lindsay Ferrara

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