A loan of $3,000 helped a member to increase her capital and buy a lot of pagnes to resell to make more.


Belle Famille Group's story

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.

In this group: Djalala, Mariamu, Ashura, Richard, Mwajuma, Siwa, Mossi, Fauziya, Fatu, Chantal, Joséphine, Asha, Rosine, Thierry, Rehema, Spès, M. Chantal, Issa

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer S Mason


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