A loan of $2,100 helped a member to buy cassava to resell.

Vyukakare Group's story

Martine is part of the Vyukakare group and lives in Gitega. She is 48 years old and a widow. She has six children, all of whom go to school.

She has been selling cassava for 32 years.

She is on her 17th loan with Turame. With this Kiva-financed loan, she is going to increase her capital and buy a large quantity of cassava to resell in order to earn more.

In this group: Martine, Goreth, Scholastique, Belina, Laurent, Anatolie, Berthe, Concilie, Spès, Agnès, Goreth, Bernadette, Marie, Savera, Aline, Jeanne, Léonce*, Daphrose*, Faustine, Béatrice, Léocadie, Capitoline, Suavis, Annociate, Claudia, Germaine, Délphine, Jeanne
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Lindsay Ferrara

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