A loan of $4,075 helped a member to increase his capital and buy a large quantity of grocery items (flour, rice, beans) to resell and make more money.

Dushime Ii Group's story

Abraham is a member of the Dushime II group and he lives in Gitega. He is 46 years old, married to Jeanine, a farmer. They have six children together, four of whom go to school.

Abraham has been selling grocery products (flour, rice, beans) for seven years.

This is his second loan with Turame. With the Kiva loan that he is receiving, he will increase his capital and buy a large quantity of grocery products (flour, rice, beans etc...) in order to resell them and make more money.

With the earnings from his business, he manages to meet his family's needs by buying food and taking care of school fees and healthcare costs.

In this group: M. Bénithe, Rose, Médiatrice, Sandrine*, Félicité, Rosette, Abraham, Faustine, Adélaide, Eugenie, Ancile, Grégonie, Gloriose, M. Viola, Séraphine, Faustine, P. Imelde*, M. Josélyne, Olivera, Isidonie, Hilarie, Annociate, Espérance, Jeanine, Diane, Jeanine, Goreth, Josélyne, Esithe, Gisèle, Béatrice, Philomène, J. Claude, Séraphine, Aline, René, Sophie, Séraphine, Rosette, Evlarie, Euphrasie, C. Jeanne, Chantal, Scholastique, Bernard
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan

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