A loan of $3,750 helped a member to increase his capital and buy a large quantity of clothes to resell in order to earn more.


Ubumwe Group's story

Nestor is a member of the Ubumwe group and lives in Bujumbura. He is 50 years old and married to Julie. Together they have five children aged between 17 and 23, who are all studying. Nestor has been selling clothes for five years. This is his fourth loan from Turame. With his Kiva loan, he will increase his capital and buy a large quantity of clothes to resell in order to earn more. In the next few years, Nestor would like to start rearing large cattle (cows and pigs) and see his children study.

In this group: Christine, Jonas, Vénérande, Athanase, Emmanuella, Eric*, Viator, Odette, Vital, Nestor, Sylvestre, Claver, Rémégie, Jacqueline, Léonard, Gilbert, Jean, Anitha, Anicet, Yvette*, Béatrice, Nicodème, Nestor, Florence, Florent, Godelieve
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Lucy Knight


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