A loan of $1,950 helped a member to increase her capital and buy a large quantity of bananas for resale, to earn more.


Tunagurane Group's story

G. Jacqueline is a member of the Tunagurane group and she lives in Gitega. She is 30 years old and married to Emmanuel, who works in retail. They have five children together, two of whom are in school.

G. Jacqueline has been selling bananas for 12 years.

She is on her second loan with Turame. With this loan, financed by Kiva, she will increase her capital and buy a large quantity of bananas for resale, in order to earn more.

With the earnings from her business, she is able to meet her family's needs (food, clothes, healthcare). She has also bought a small plot of land for farming.

In this group: Nadine, Antoinette, Fidès, Rosette*, Emmanuelline, Josélyne*, L. Paula, Odette, Pierre, Jeanne, Félicité, Odette, Gloriose, S. Natacha, Odette*, G Jacqueline, M. Jose, Adelaide, Elisabeth, Espérance, Pascasie, S. Caritas, Goreth, Agathe, Agnès, Régine, Christine, Noёlla, Goreth
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan


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