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Ibikorwa Group
In this Group: Chantal, Elisabeth, Espérance, Espérance, Béatrice, Thérèse, Léa, Divine, Gilbert, Estella, Gamaliel, Joseph, Emelyne, Elie, Jaqueline, Bernadette, Aline, Christine, Sylvane, Oliva, Nadine, Stanislas, Tharcisse, Jonas, Thérence, Berthe, Odile, Aline, Venant, Innocent, Gervais, Pascal, Abel, Jacqueline, Jeanine
Elie is part of the group Ibikorwa and lives in Bubanza. He is 39 years old and married to Médiatrice. Together they have three children, from 7 months to 7 years old, of whom one is a student.

Elie has been doing commerce for five years in rice, beans, … to resell cooked in his restaurant.

This is his third Turame loan. With the KIVA loan he is obtaining, he is going to increase his capital and purchase 80 kg of beans and a 20-liter container of palm oil.

In the coming years, he would like to build a house to rent out.
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Elie fait partie du groupe Ibikorwa et habite à Bubanza. Il a 39 ans et est marié à Médiatrice. Ensemble ils ont 3 enfants âgés de 7 mois à 7 ans,dont 1 étudie.

Il fait le commerce de riz, haricot,... à revendre cuits dans son restaurant depuis 5 ans.

C’est son premier crédit à Turame. Avec le crédit KIVA qu’il obtient, il va augmenter son capital et acheter 80 kg de haricot et un bidon de 20litres d’huile de palme.

Dans les prochaines années, il voudrait construire des maisons de location.

Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.


About Burundi

  • $600
    Average annual income
  • 4
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    Burundi Loans Fundraising
  • $4,929,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,550.0
    Burundi Francs (BIF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Ibikorwa Group's $3,400 loan helped a member to purchase beans and palm oil for his restaurant.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 14, 2013
Nov 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014