A loan of $2,900 helped a member to buy a field to grow cassava.

Bikorwa Group's story

Daphrose is a member of the Bikorwa group and lives in Sibitoker. She is 43 years old. Her husban’ds name is Emile. They have three children ranging from 7 to 20 years of age, two of whom are in school.

She has been selling manioc [cassava] for five years. This is her 12th loan with Turame. Thanks to the Kiva loan, she will bolster her capital and buy a field to grow manioc in order to have a large quantity of dry manioc to resale so as to earn more. In the years to come, she would like to buy a bike and ensure that her children receive an education.

In this group: Isidonie, Daphrose, Daphrose, Dieudonné, Nelly, Michel, Constance, Domitile, Appauline, Rose, Pérouse, Azile, Marie, Violette, Eraste, Naphtal, Jonas, Olive, Jacqueline
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S

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