A loan of $1,900 helped a member to buy many kilos of rice and beans to sell, thus increasing her revenue.


Ntuhemuke Group's story

Désirée is a member of the group Ntuhemuke. She lives in Bujumbura. She is married to a merchant named Dieudonné, and they have one child who goes to school. She also looks after a student. Désirée has been selling rice and beans for 4 years. This is her 3rd loan cycle with Turame, and she plans to use the credit to bolster her working capital and to buy many kilos of rice and beans to sell, thus increasing her revenue. In the coming years, she would like to buy some land, build a house and support her children’s education.

In this group: Elvis, Concilie, Zacharie, Désirée, Moise*, Tharcice, Joseph, Suavis, Claudine, Léonard, J.marie, Virginie, Pascal, Yvonne, Zabulon, J. Claude, Marie, A. Marie, Adrienne
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer


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