A loan of $4,175 helped a member to bolster her working capital and buy many kilos of cassava, yams, and taro to sell, thus increasing her revenue.


Indatwa Group's story

Claudine is a member of the group Indatwa. She lives in Bujumbura. She is married to a tailor named Emmanuel and they have six children aged 5 to 15 years old who all go to school. Claudine has been selling cassava, yams, taro, etc. for 13 years. This is her 3rd loan cycle with Turame, and she plans to use the credit to bolster her working capital and buy many kilos of cassava, yams and taro to sell, thus increasing her revenue. In the coming years, she would like to import merchandise from the Congo or Tanzania. She wants her children to complete their studies.

In this group: Syvestre, Espérance, Marguerite, Espérance, Micheline, Godelive, Léoncie, Colette, Claudine, Emelyne, Monique, J. Marie, Anitha, Espérance, A. Marie, Jean, Anésie, Annociate, Béatrice, Ferdinand, Gloriose, Perpetue
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer


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