A loan of $2,125 helped a member to increase her capital and purchase several items for her shop (beans, oil, peanuts) in order to resell them and increase her earnings.

Dufashanye Iii Group's story

Cathérine is a member of the Dufashanye III group and lives in Cibitoke. She is 41 years old and divorced. She has 3 children ranging in age from 13 to 20 years old, all of whom attend school.

Cathérine has run a business of maintaining a shop (selling "pagne" cloth, beer, beans, peanuts, etc.) for the last 15 years. She is on her tenth loan with Turame.

With the Kiva loan she obtains, she will increase her business capital and purchase many items for her shop, such as beans, palm oil, and peanuts, in order to increase her earnings. In the coming years, she would like to build houses to rent out, and see her children finish their studies.

In this group: Dominique, Cathérine, Daniel, Pascal, Générose
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Stephanie Long Phillips

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