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Amahoro Group
In this Group: Aisha, Antoinette, Christine, Chantal, Elias, Deogratias, Benoit*, Jean Marie, Mariam*, Anatole, Odette, Francine, Adija, Malachie, Aline, Daphrose, Aline, Euralie, Consolate, Thomas, Martin, Hassan, Godelieve, Roger*, Jeanine, Fabrice, Jeanne, Felicien, Adelaide, Anastasie, Flora, Fidela, Anitha, Euphrasie, Olivier, Pascal, Pascaline, Chany, Monique, Josiane, Fabiola
* not pictured
Chantal is a part of the Amahoro group, and lives in Bujumbura. She is 34 years old and is married to Hassan, a trader. Together they have three children aged 9 to 18, all students. She has two orphaned children under her care.
Chantal has worked selling pagnes [traditional wrap-around cloth] for five years. She is on her 16th loan from Turame. With her Kiva loan, she will increase her capital and buy pagnes in order to resell and earn more. In the coming years, she would like to open a small cloth store.
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Chantal fait partie du groupe Amahoro et habite à Bujumbura. Elle a 34 ans et est mariée à Hassan, un commerçant .Ensemble ils ont 3 enfants âgés de 9 à 18 ans ,tous étudient.
Elle a sous sa charge 2 enfants orphelins.

Elle fait le commerce de pagnes depuis 5 ans.

Elle est à son seizième crédit à Turame. Avec le crédit KIVA qu’elle obtient, elle va augmenter son capital et acheter beaucoup de pagnes à revendre pour gagner plus.

Dans les prochaines années, elle voudrait ouvrir un petit magasin de pagnes.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Burundi

  • $600
    Average annual income
  • 2
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    Burundi Loans Fundraising
  • $4,929,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,536.6
    Burundi Francs (BIF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Amahoro Group's $3,450 loan helped a member to increase her capital and buy pagnes in order to resell and earn more.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 22, 2013
Aug 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 18, 2014