A loan of $2,425 helped a member to buy a large quantity (200kgs) of dried cassava, for resale..


Murwiza Group's story

J. Luc is part of the Murwiza group, and lives in Bubanza. He is 39 years old and married to Olive. Together, they have four children, aged between one and twelve years old. Three of their children attend school.

J. Luc has been selling dried cassava for six years. This will be his first loan with the field partner, Turame. He will use his Kiva loan to increase his business capital, and buy a large quantity (200 kgs) of dried cassava for resale. In this way, J. Luc hopes to increase his earnings.

In the future, J. Luc would like to buy a plot of land, and see his children study.

In this group: J Luc, François, Gervais, Espérance, Nelly, Juvénal, Julienne, Léonidas, Emmanuel, Laurent, Hélène, Marceline, P. Claver, Bernique, Pascal, Mariane, Odette, Chantal, Vénérand, Calixte, François, Bahati, Claudine, Solange, Modesienne
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sarah Ryder


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