A loan of $3,200 helped a member to purchase many kilograms of rice to resell, so as to earn more.


Turamirize Group's story

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.

In this group: Agnès, Marthe, Mugeni, Anitha, Jeanne, Séverin, Virginie, Jules, Zita, Cécile, Méthode*, Stany, Immaculée, Oswald*, Appauline
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey


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