A loan of $2,925 helped a member to increase the quantity of items (rice, soaps, palm oil, etc.) to resell, in order to earn more.

Mukenyeziterimbere Group's story

Pélagie is a member of the Mukenyeziterimbere group and lives in Gitega. She is 41 years old and married. Her family has 7 children aged 3 to 19 years, 5 of whom attend school. She has run a shop business (rice, soaps, palm oil, etc.) for the last 10 years. She is on her fifth loan with Turame. With the Kiva loan that Pélagie obtains, she will increase the quantity of items (rice, soaps, palm oil, etc.) that she resells, in order to earn more.

In this group: Marguerite, Judith, Rose, Jeanine, Seraphine, M. Goreth, Charlotte, Charlotte, Caritas, Sylvie, Béatrice, Pélagie, Virginie*, Josélyne, Béatrice*, Léocadie, Pascaline, Nestora, Joséphine, Suavis, Agnès, Isabelle, Concessa, Gordien, Lydie, Josélyne*, Bibiane, Félix, Séraphine
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Stephanie Long Phillips

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