A loan of $3,900 helped a member increase her working capital and buy many kilos of potatoes for resale, to earn more.


Nzokira Group's story

Adelaide is part of the Nzokira group and lives in Gitega. She is a widow of 52 years. She has two children aged 15 and 18, including one who is studying.

She has been trading potatoes for the past eight years.

She is on her eighth credit loan with Turame. With the KIVA loan she will increase her working capital and buy many kilos of potatoes for resale, to earn more.

In coming years she wants to see her child continue school.

In this group: Adelaide, Spéciose, Générose, Jérôme, Bernadette, Dorine, Suavis, Gloriose, Claudine, Joséphine, Jacqueline, Spès, Anne, Suavis, Emelienne, M. Rose, Marthe, Adelaide, Candide, Spéciose, Sophie, Félicité, Francine, Spès, Floride, Godefride, Anésie, Marie, Béatrice, Viola, Augustin, Rose, Jean, Petronie, Odette, Samuel, Godelieve, Marie, Gloriose

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer René McConnell


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