A loan of $1,125 helped a member increase her working capital and buy a lot of clothes for resale, to earn more.


Intumwa Group's story

Pascaline is part of the Intumwa group and lives in Bujumbura. She is 27 years old and is married to Justin. Together they have three children aged one to eight years, of whom two attend school. She has two other children under her care, members of her extended family, who attend school.

She has been a hairdresser for the past five years, and also sells clothing.

This is her second credit loan from Turame. With the KIVA loan she obtains, she will increase her working capital and buy a lot of clothes for resale, to earn more.

In coming years, she wants to open a shop and see to her children's education.

In this group: Pascaline, Tatu, Rosette
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer René McConnell


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