A loan of $4,075 helped a member to buy a large quantity of dried beans and sorghum for resale.


Ishaka Iii Group's story

Bernard is part of the group called Ishaka III and lives in Ngozi. He is 42 and married to Jacqueline, a farmer. Together they have seven children, ranging from 7 months to 17 years old. Four among them are enrolled in school.

Bernard has been selling beans and sorghum for 26 years.

He is on his second loan with Turame. With the Kiva loan he is going to grow his working capital and buy a large quantity of dried beans and sorghum for resale so as to earn more.

In the coming years, he would like to buy a motorcycle and see his children attend higher education.

In this group: Vénérande, Bernard, Séraphine, Pascasie, Thacienne, Augustin, Consolate, Flora, Suzanne, Eugénie, Céline, Céline, Concessa, M. Rose, Alice, Imelde, Nikonabasanze, Glorise, Celine, Chantal, Judith, Jeanne, Béathe, Mediatrice, Pascssie, Mariam, Léoncie, Jacqueline, Annociate, Gerthrude, Evelyne, Chantal*, Génévieve, Mariam, Estella, Anésie, Nkundwanabake, Anastasie, Vianney, Evelyne, Chantal, Gaudence, Pascssie, Yollande
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Teresa Kramer


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