A loan of $5,025 helped a member to buy a large quantity of beans, rice, and potatoes to be cooked and resold in her restaurant.

Abanyeshaka Group's story

Jacqueline is a member of the Abanyeshaka group and she lives in Bujumbura. She is 44 years old and married to Malachie, a civil servant. They have two children together, aged 11 and 15.

Jacqueline runs a restaurant in which she has been preparing rice, beans and potatoes for six years.

She became a client of Turame in 2004. With this loan, received from Kiva, she will increase her capital and buy a large quantity of beans, rice and potatoes that she will cook and serve in her restaurant.

In the coming years, she would like to become a wholesaler of commercial beer.

In this group: Anastasie, Béatrice, Générose, Godelieve, Léocadie, Jacqueline, Mwanjia, Jeanine*, Anésie, Léonide, Evelyne, Canotti, Agricole, Constatin, Déo, Nadine, Béatrice, Espérance, Alexis, Hilaire, Innocent, J. Marie, Philomène, Gilbert, Désiré, Daniel, Eusébie, Désiré, Pierre, Gérard, Odete, Déo, Thomas, Euphrasie, M. Goreth, J. Baptiste, Samson, Pascal*, Férdinand, Evariste, Richard

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan

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