A loan of $2,175 helped a member to increase his stock of beer and lemonade crates, in order to resell these drinks and make more money.


Shirahamwe Group's story

Moïse is a member of the Shirahamwe group and he lives in Gitega. He is 28 years old and married to Françoise, who works in retail. They have a three-year-old child together. Moïse has been selling beer and lemonade in his bar for the past 18 months. He is on his fourth loan with Turame. With the loan that he is receiving from KIVA, he will increase the number of beer and lemonade crates which constitute his capital. He will resell these drinks to make more money.

In this group: Générose, Marie, Régine, Valérie, Libérate, Souavis, Mariane, Moïse, Spès, Agathe, Pascasie, Constance, Mathilde, Régine, Josélyne, Agnès, Spès, Marie, Constance, Jacqueline*, Cornalie, Julienne, Jeanine, Domaïdes, Immaculée, Gaspard, Donatienne, Anastasie, Suzanne
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan


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