A loan of $1,725 helped a member increase her working capital and buy a lot of beans, soap, cornflour, to sell retail and earn more.


Njiyobiri Group's story

Clothilde is part of the Njiyobiri group and lives in Gitega. She is 39 years old and is married to Stany, a merchant. Together they have five children of whom three attend school. She has been running a grocery shop (beans, cornflour, soap, ...) for the past 11 years. This is her third credit loan with Turame. Once the KIVA credit is granted, she will increase her working capital and buy a large quantity of beans, soap, cornflour, to sell retail and earn more.

In this group: Matrona, Jeanne, Clothilde, Eusébie*, Colette, Josélyne, Judith, Marcelline, Joviane, Astère, Joseph, M. Chantal, Alivella, Angela*, Angeline, Violette, Anatholie, Béatrice, Pérpetue, Dominique, Consolate, Judith
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer René McConnell


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