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Turamirize Group
In this Group: Agnès, Marthe, Mugeni, Anitha, Jeanne, Séverin, Virginie, Jules, Zita, Cécile, Méthode*, Stany, Immaculée, Oswald*, Appauline
* not pictured
Mugeni is part of the group Turamirize and lives in Bujumbura. She is married to Séverin, a merchant. Together they have five children, from 1 to 18 years old, of whom four are students.

Mugeni has been doing commerce in rice for nine years.

She is on her eighth Turame loan. With the KIVA loan she is obtaining, she is going to increase her capital and purchase many kilograms of rice to resell, so as to earn more.

In the coming years, she would like to purchase a parcel of land to build a house and to see her children educated.
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Mugeni fait partie du groupe Turamirize et habite à Bujumbura. Elle est mariée à Séverin, un commerçant. Ensemble ils ont 5 enfants âgés de 1 à 18 ans dont 4 étudient.

Elle fait le commerce du riz depuis 9 ans.

Elle est à son huitième crédit à Turame. Avec le crédit KIVA qu’elle obtient, elle va augmenter son capital et acheter beaucoup de kilos de riz, à revendre pour gagner plus.

Dans les prochaines années, elle voudrait acheter une parcelle puis construire une maison et voir ses enfants étudier.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.


About Burundi

  • $600
    Average annual income
  • 2
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    Burundi Loans Fundraising
  • $4,929,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,537.0
    Burundi Francs (BIF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Turamirize Group's $3,200 loan helped a member to purchase many kilograms of rice to resell, so as to earn more.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 21, 2013
Sep 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014