A loan of $3,450 helped a member to increase her capital and buy pagnes in order to resell and earn more.


Amahoro Group's story

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.

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

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Kristy Nguyen


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