A loan of $4,650 helped a member to buy a large quantity of bananas and flour for resale.


Banguka I Group's story

Floride is a member of the Banguka I group and she lives in Gitega. She is a 38-year-old widow with three children between the ages of 14 and 5. Two of her children are in school.

She has been selling bananas and flour for the past ten years.

She is on her 13th loan with Turame. With this loan, financed by Kiva, she will increase her capital and buy a large quantity of bananas and flour for resale, in order to make more money.

In this group: Virginie, Concilie, Florence, Anastasie, Calinie, Générose*, Médiatrice, Floride, Marie, Audace, Pierre, André, Consolate*, Hilarie, Spès, Spès, Isidonie, Ferdinand, Espérance*, Félicité, R. Jeanine, Marie, Joseph*, Aloys, Thérèse, Médiatrice, Clothilde, Euphrasie, Emmanuella, Viola, Christine, Libérate, Angèle, Salomée, Marie, Sophie, M. Goreth, Consolate, Sylvie, Immaculée, Pélagie, Béatrice, Erica, Mamerthe, Pascasie
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan


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