A loan of $2,725 helped a member to purchase rice, beans, and lemonade drinks to resell, so as to earn more.

Tumika Group's story

Jacques is part of the group Tumika and lives in Bujumbura. He is 22 years old and unmarried. He has been running a grocery store for eight years.

This is his first Turame loan. With the KIVA loan he is obtaining, he is going to increase his capital and purchase 50 kg of rice, 50 kg of beans, and a case of lemonade drinks to resell, so as to earn more.

In the coming years, he would like to have his own house and family.

In this group: Cédric, Ladin, Bernard, Adrien, Fadhila, Siméon, Henriette, Donatien, Cassilde, Arthémon, Jacques, Espérance, Chantal, Hilde, Daphrose, Sarah, Charlotte, Godeberthe, Josélyne, Pascaline, Stany, Aline, Francine, Gabriel, Claude, Edwige, Honorine, Alcade, Mugeni
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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