A loan of $3,775 helped a member to buy two sewing machines to serve many customers to earn more.

Iwacu Group's story

Jean is a member of the Iwacu group and lives in Bubanza. He is 23 years old and married to Pétrone. He supports 2 people.

He sells pagnes [traditional cloth wraps] and has worked as a tailor for 10 years.

This is his first loan through Turame. With his Kiva loan, he will increase his capital and buy two sewing machines to serve more customers in order to make more money.

In the coming years, he would like to buy an embroidery machine.

In this group: Emmanuel, Elie, Dévote, Pacifique, André, Théodosie, J M Vianey, Georgette, Célestin, Jean, Vincent, Vincent, Philippe, J D Dieu, Sauda, Sauda, Anastasie, A. Emmanueline, Estella, Anitha, Claudine, Esperance, Denise, Antoinette, Claudette, Alice, Anitha, Béatrice, Francine, Odette, Aline, Lucie, Emelyne, Marthe, Solange, Espérance, Emelyne, Fidèle, Aderie

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Meredith Rogers

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