A loan of $2,725 helped a member to purchase a large amount of bananas to resell, so as to earn more.


Inyange Group's story

Francine is part of the group Inyange and lives in Ngozi. She is 27 years old and married to Joachin, a merchant. Together they have five children, from 1 month to 12 years old. Two of the children are students.

Francine has been doing commerce in bananas for eight years. She is on her tenth Turame loan. With the KIVA loan she is obtaining, she is going to increase her capital and purchase a large amount of bananas to resell, so as to earn more.

In the coming years, she would like to purchase a plot of farmland, or a cow, or a goat.

In this group: Juliette, Pélagie, Emelyne*, Bélyse, Francine, Nizigiyimana, Victoire, Sylvie, Goreth, Thérèse, Salima, Ancile, M. Goreth, Gaudence, Mélanie, Laetitia, M. Chantal*, Jeanine*, Mukashaka*, Jeanette, Clémence, Patricie, Léoncie, Patricie, Patricie, Elizabeth, Mamerthe, Holiva, Emelyne, Désiderate, Violette*, Imaculée, Annociate
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey



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