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Kazoza Group
In this Group: M. Salomé, Fébronie, Patricie*, Espérance, Férdinand, Vrginie, Jeanne, Ancilla, Vestine, Viola, Béatrice*, Jean, J.bosco, Léonie, S. Caritas*
* not pictured
Virginia is part of the Kazoza group and lives in Gitega. She is a 40-year-old widow. She has two children aged 10 and 12 years, both of whom attend school.

She has been trading oilcakes (cattle feed) for the past four years.

This is her fifth credit loan with Turame. With the Kiva loan she will increase her working capital and buy a large quantity of oilcakes for resale, to earn more.
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Virginie fait partie du groupe Kazoza et habite à Gitega. C’est une veuve de 40 ans .Elle a 2 enfants âgés de 10 à 12 dont 2 étudient.

Elle fait le commerce de tourteaux depuis 4 ans.

Elle est à son cinquième crédit à Turame. Avec le crédit Kiva, qu'elle va augmenter son capital et acheter une grande quantité de tourteaux à revendre pour gagner plus.

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
  • 5
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    Burundi Loans Fundraising
  • $4,929,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,540.0
    Burundi Francs (BIF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Kazoza Group's $2,325 loan helped a member increase her working capital and buy a lot of oilcakes (cattle feed) for resale, to earn more.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 30, 2013
Oct 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2014