A loan of $3,400 helped a member to purchase beans and palm oil for his restaurant.


Ibikorwa Group's story

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.

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
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey


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