A loan of $2,750 helped a member increase her capital and buy 200 planks, 100 boards and 100 rafters for resale, to earn more.


Vuka Group's story

Viola is part of the Vuka group and lives in Bujumbura. She is 32 years old and is married to Jules, a merchant. Together they have three children aged from one to nine years, of whom two are in school.

She has been trading planks and nails for the past four years.

This is her third credit loan with Turame. With the KIVA credit she obtains, she will increase her capital and buy 200 planks, 100 boards and 100 rafters for resale, to earn more.

In coming years, she would like to build a house on her land-plot and have her children pursue their education.

In this group: Viola, Soline, Jacqueline, Alice, Béatrice, Valérie
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer René McConnell


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