A loan of $4,525 helped a member to bolster her working capital and stock up on onions and garlic to sell and increase her revenue.


Mashurwe Group's story

Julienne, age 38, is a member of the group Mashurwe and she lives in Bujumbura. She is married to Pascal, a civil servant, and they have five children aged 3 months to 18 years old, four of whom go to school. Julienne has been selling onions and garlic for the past year. This is her 8th loan cycle with Turame, and she plans to use the funds to bolster her working capital and stock up on onions and garlic to sell and increase her revenue. In the coming years, Julienne would like to start importing merchandise from Dubaï. She wants her children to pursue their studies.

In this group: Julienne, Renathe, Salima, Venant*, Nestor, Salima, Sylvestre*, Yvette, Xavier, Ernest, Théodore, Dismas, Bélyse, Béatrice, Espérance, Florence, Bosco, Raphaёl, Cyprien, Eric*, Berchmans, Gordien, Hawa*, Martin, Samuel
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer


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