A loan of $1,875 helped a member to increase her capital and purchase many shoes to resell and increase earnings.


Tubeheza Group's story

Divine is a member of the Tubeheza group and lives in Bujumbura. She is married to Willy, a shopkeeper. Together they have 7 children between the ages of 1 and 14, 5 of whom attend school.

Divine has been in the shoe business for 15 years. She has been a Turame borrower for 5 years. With the Kiva loan she receives, she will increase her capital and purchase many shoes to resell in order to increase her earnings.

In the coming years, she would like to purchase a plot of land and to see her children continue their studies.

In this group: Divine, Francine, Bonaventure, Lamberte, Mathias

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Stephanie Long Phillips


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