A loan of $3,225 helped a member to increase her capital and buy many clothes for resale to earn more.


Irembo Group's story

Cassile is a member of the Irembo group and lives in Bujumbura. She is 47 and married to Laurent, a shopkeeper. She has been selling clothes for 14 years. She is on her fifth loan from Turame. With the Kiva loan that she requests, she will increase her capital and buy many clothes for resale, in order to earn more. In the years to come she would like to buy a plot of land and see her children studying.

In this group: Générose, Yolande, Vénérande, Pascasie, Capitoline, Charlote, Candinde, Génévieve, Charlote, Rénilde, Alice, Anociate, Julienne, Richard, Cassilde, Rénilde, Grâce, Rébecca, Tito, Yolande
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer


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