A loan of $1,575 helped a member to increase her capital and buy a large quantity of articles for her shop (beans, rice, palm oil) to resell and earn more money.


Twungubumwe Ii Group's story

Cladette belongs to the Twungubumwe II group and lives in Bujumbura. She is 43 years old and married to Daniel, a driver. They have nine children together, aged from three to 23 years old; eight of the children are studying.

Cladette has been trading products in a shop (beans, rice, palm oil..) for the past seven years.

She is on her third loan from Turame. With the KIVA loan she is being granted, she will increase her capital and buy a large quantity of items for her shop (beans, rice, palm oil) to resell so that she can earn more money.

In the coming years she would like to build a house and see her children study.

In this group: Radegonde, Patricie, Claver, Rose, Cladette

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alison Le Bras


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