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Total loan: $3,050
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Niyonkuru Group

Burundi
Bujumbura, Burundi / Clothing Sales

A loan of $3,050 helped a member to stock up on clothing to sell and increase her revenue.


Niyonkuru Group's story

Mireille, age 31, is a member of the Niyonkuru group and she lives in Bujumbura. She is married to a merchant named J.de Dieu. They have four children aged 3 to 15 who all go to school. In addition to her children, she supports her niece, who also attends school.

Mireille has been selling clothing for 8 years. This is her 12th loan cycle with Turame. She plans to use the credit to bolster her working capital and stock up on clothing to sell and increase her revenue.

In the coming years, she would like to build a house and support her children’s education.

In this group: Ester, Violette, Marie, Mireille, Liberathe, M. Goreth, Godefride, Jeanine, Calinie, Madeleine*, Béatrice, Solange, Bahati, Enock, Chantal, Emmanuel, Espérance, Zaudjia, Godelieve*, Josélyne, Jonas, Loy*, Aimable*, Jeanine, Assumpta, Hawa, Colette
*not pictured

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: August 12, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Turame Community Finance, a partner of World Relief and HOPE International

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: August 12, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Turame Community Finance, a partner of World Relief and HOPE International