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Intumwa Group
In this Group: Pascaline, Tatu, Rosette
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.
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Pascaline fait partie du groupe Intumwa et habite à Bujumbura. Elle a 27 ans et est mariée à Justin. Ensemble ils ont 3 enfants âgés de 1 à 8 ans, 2 étudient.
Elle a sous sa charge 2 enfants , membres de sa famille élargie, qui étudient.

Elle est coiffeuse depuis 5 ans et vend des habits.

Elle est à son deuxième crédit à Turame. Avec le crédit KIVA qu’elle obtient, elle va augmenter son capital et acheter beaucoup d’habits à revendre pour gagner plus.

Dans les prochaines années, elle voudrait ouvrir une boutique et voir ses enfants étudier.

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
  • 1,545.4
    Burundi Francs (BIF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Intumwa Group's $1,125 loan helped a member increase her working capital and buy a lot of clothes for resale, to earn more.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 17, 2013
Nov 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 29, 2015