A loan of $3,400 helped a member to purchase goats to sell a lot of kebobs, so as to earn more.


Umuse Group's story

J. Marie is part of the group Umuse and lives in Bubanza. He is 26 years old and married to Estella, a merchant. Together they have three children, from 3 months old to 4 years old. J. Marie has been selling kebabs for ten years. This is his first Turame loan. With the KIVA loan he is obtaining, he is going to increase his capital and purchase two goats in order to sell a lot of kebabs, so as to earn more. In the coming years, he would like to have a shop and see his children educated.

In this group: J. Marie, Jeanine, J. Pierre, Oscar, Suavis, Richard, Jonas, Dorothée, Emmanuel, Révérien, Ezéchiel, Yollande, Cassilde, Lucie, Médiatrce, Audace, Odette, Boniface, Anastasie, Jacqueline, Nestor, Albert, Leonard, Pelina, Kayitesi, Emelyne, Donavine, Esdras, Chantal, Aline, Francine, Godelieve, Emmanueline, Jeannette, Cécile
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey


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