A loan of $2,525 helped a member to buy many cans of banana beer for resale.


Shingimizi Group's story

Alice is a member of the Shingimizi group and lives in Gitega. She is 30 years old and married to J.Marie, a builder. The couple have 3 children together, aged between 10 months and 7 years. Alice has been selling banana beer for 4 years. This is her 7th loan from Turame. Her Kiva-sponsored loan will increase her capital and allow her to buy many cans of banana beer for resale, so that she can earn more. In the years to come, she would like to buy a large plot of land and build a house on it, and see her children get an education.

In this group: Godelieve, Ildégonde, Candide, M.josélyne, Anique, Faustine, Rosette, Savera, Gérardine, J. Alice, Frediane, Léonie*, Nadine, Marie, Jeanine, Cyprien, A. Francine, Claudine, Chantal, Yvette, Liliane, Longin*, Micheline, Joselyne, M. Goreth, Jeanine, Pascasie, A. Emery, Marie, Espérance, Chantal, Consolate, Pascaline, J. Francine, Anick, Pascasie
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer


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