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Belle Famille Group
In this Group: Djalala, Mariamu, Ashura, Richard, Mwajuma, Siwa, Mossi, Fauziya, Fatu, Chantal, Joséphine, Asha, Rosine, Thierry, Rehema, Spès, M. Chantal, Issa
Djalala is part of the group Belle famille [beautiful family] and lives in Bujumbura. She is a 57 year old widow. She has 5 children from 19 to 33 years old.

She has been selling pagnes [colorful African fabric] for 3 months.

She is on her tenth loan with Turame. With the Kiva loan that she receives, she is going to increase her capital and buy a lot of pagnes to resell to make more.
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Djalala fait partie du groupe Belle famille a et habite à Bujumbura. C’est une veuve de 57 ans . Elle a 5 enfants âgés de 19 à 33 ans.

Elle fait le commerce de pagnes depuis 3 mois.

Elle est à son dixième crédit à Turame. Avec le crédit KIVA qu’elle obtient, elle va augmenter son capital et acheter beaucoup de pagnes, à revendre pour gagner plus.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Burundi

  • $600
    Average annual income
  • 2
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    Burundi Loans Fundraising
  • $4,929,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,540.0
    Burundi Francs (BIF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Belle Famille Group's $3,000 loan helped a member to increase her capital and buy a lot of pagnes to resell to make more.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 29, 2013
Jun 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014