A loan of $3,025 helped a member to increase her capital and buy additional goats which will be resold, in order to make more money.

Dusabe Group's story

Scholastique is a member of the Dusabe group, and she lives in Gitega. She is 50 years old and married to Ndayi, a mason. They have eight children together, aged 8 through 30. Five of their children are in school.

Scholastic has been selling goats for 14 years. This is her 14th loan with Turame. With the loan that she is receiving from KIVA, she will increase her capital and buy a few additional goats which will all be resold. Her goal is to make more money.

With the earnings from her business, Scholastique has managed to buy a cow.

In this group: Scholastique, Vestine, Josélyne, Justine, Libérate, Matrone, M. Chantal, Jeanne*, Jeanette, Illiminée, Constance, Jacqueline*, Henriette, Berchmans, Annociate*, Athanase, Consolate, Yvette, Pulcherie, Claudine, Bernadette, Joyce, Gérardine, Anastasie, Godeberthe, M. Louise*, Josélyne, Paulette, Annociate, Joséphine, Candide, Espérance, Godelieve, Agnès*, Daphrose, Charlotte, M. Thérèse, Joselyne, Léopold, Dyna, Concilie, Zainabu*
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan

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