A loan of $2,600 helped a member buy a large amount of cassava to resell, to increase her earnings.


Twizerane I Group's story

Suzanne is part of the Twizerane I group and lives in Gitega. She is 31 years old and is married to Richard, a tailor. Together they have two children of whom one is in school.

She has been trading cassava for the past four years. She is on her tenth credit loan with Turame.

With the KIVA credit loan she will buy a large quantity of cassava to resell, to increase her earnings.

In this group: Odette, Alida, Daphrose*, Ahmed, Suzanne, Fideline, Consolate*, Viola, Céléstine, Goreth, Natacha, Zawadi, Chantal*, Nyota, Christella, Charles, Rose, Ami, Janvire
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer René McConnell


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