A loan of $2,400 helped a member increase the quantity of fruits and vegetables to resell in order to earn more.


Ukuri Group's story

Césarie is a member of the Ukuri group and lives in Gitega. She is 23 years old and married to Egide, a shopkeeper. They have one child together. Césarie's family is raising 3 children as part of their extended family. She has been in the business of fruits and vegetables for the last 4 years. She is on her second loan with Turame. With the loan from Kiva that she obtains, she will increase the quantity of fruits and vegetables to resell, in order to earn more money.

In this group: Frédéric, J. D'arc, Jeanne, Marie, Christine*, Aloysie, Imelde, Joselyne, Marie, Euphrasie*, Rosalie, Révocate, Espérance, Angèle*, Césarie, Générose, Marie, Rosette*, M. Goreth, Elie, Félicité, Léa*, Désirée, Goreth, Dénise, Joséphine, Isabelle
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Stephanie Long Phillips


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