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Total loan: $4,675
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Kora Group

Burundi
Bujumbura, Burundi / Clothing Sales

A loan of $4,675 helped a member to increase her capital and buy a large quantity of clothing to resell and make more money.


Kora Group's story

In the photo of the Kora group, Innocent is represented by his wife, Emelence. Suzanne is the representative of the group and lives in Bujumbura. She is a 33-year old widow and has two children, aged 12 and 18 years old respectively. She also has another dependant: a child belonging to her extended family who is studying.

Suzanne has been selling clothing for the past nine years. She is on her ninth loan from Turame. With this Kiva loan she is going to increase her capital and buy a large quantity of clothing to resell and make more money.

In the coming years she would like to buy a car to get around and also see her children study.

In this group: Espérance, Hélène, Caritas, J. Pierre, Claudine, Justine, Josephine*, M. Jeanne, Edith, Dieudonné*, Donavine, Jeanine, Laurence, Aline, Aloys, Aline, Fidèle, Eliackim, J. Claude, Marie, Créscence, Suzane, Béatrice, Françoise*, Nadia, Mariam, Innocent, Viola, Eric, Yollande, Raissa, Adolphe, Francine, Félicité*, Jean*
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alison Le Bras


Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: October 22, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Turame Community Finance, a partner of World Relief and HOPE International

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: October 22, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Turame Community Finance, a partner of World Relief and HOPE International