A loan of $3,325 helped a member to buy a large quantity of peanuts for resale.


Dushigikirane Group's story

Noëlla is a member of the Dushigikirane group and she lives in Gitega. She is a 36-year-old widow and the mother of seven children. She has been selling peanuts for the past ten years. This is her 20th loan with Turame. With this loan, received from KIVA, she will increase her capital and buy a large quantity of peanuts for resale, in order to make more money. With the earnings from her business, Noëlla is able to meet her family's needs (food, clothes, housing...) and she has already bought a plot of land.

In this group: Louise, Micheline, Dorothée, Pétronie, Josélyne, Philémon, Chanel, Rose*, T.magnifique, Liliane, M. Alice, Françoise, Noёlla, N. Bénigne, Agnès, Lyne, Gloriose, Aline, Justine, Emmanuella, Louise, Evelyne, Elysée, Isidore, Josélyne
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan


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